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Re: Packaging non-library Haskell

Good morning,

Am Donnerstag, den 19.04.2012, 17:47 -0500 schrieb Stephen Paul Weber:
> Somebody signing messages as Joachim Breitner wrote:
> >Am Donnerstag, den 19.04.2012, 11:14 -0500 schrieb Stephen Paul Weber:
> >The test can be abstracted, but not the flag, as that is (unfortunately)
> >package-specific.
> Yeah, I thought as much.  How useful would abstracting the test be?

Not too important, I’d say; and maybe less opaque.

Another option might be to talk to upstream and see if it makes sense to
have GHC just ignore -threaded on architectures where that is not

> >> Finally, a line to install an extra documentation file.  Since the *.cabal
> >> does not know that this file is documentation, and it does not have a name
> >> that immidiately identifies it as documentation (like README), I think
> >> something custom is going to be required for that case no matter what.
> >
> >I think these two cases can go (or rather, stay) in
> >debian/hlint.install, while the rest looks like it can go into
> >hlibrary.mk.
> Oh, I see I was working with apt-get source hlint instead of what's in 
> darcs.  Oops.  Yes, that makes sense.  For clarity, I have attached a patch 
> against the darcs version of the debian metadata that does this.
> And forget what I said about the library files, that must be a bug in the 
> version I got from apt-get source :)

Strange, what version is that? 1.8.24-1 in unstable should be the same
as in the darcs repository.


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