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Re: Where's haskell-hgl?

On Wed, 2013-08-21 at 09:26 +0200, Joachim Breitner wrote:
> Hi,

Hi Joachim

> Am Dienstag, den 20.08.2013, 20:38 -0430 schrieb Ernesto
> Hernández-Novich:
> > On Tue, 2013-08-20 at 18:18 -0430, Ernesto Hernández-Novich wrote:
> > > Hi group.
> > > 
> > > I couldn't find haskell-hgl in the projects' DARCS repository.
> > > 
> > > It's named haskell-hgl, building libghc6-hgl-{dev|doc|prof} on Squeeze,
> > > but seems to me it didn't make it into Wheezy.
> > > 
> > > I'd like to bring it back to life. Shall I start from scratch?
> the darcs repos of removed packages, including haskell-hgl, are at
> darcs.debian.org:/darcs/pkg-haskell/old/
> so better use that repo as your starting point, and move it
> to /darcs/pkg-haskell when you think it is ready.

Thanks for the pointers.

I applied my changes over the repository, and pushed. I got an error

$ darcs push
Pushing to "darcs.debian.org:/darcs/pkg-haskell/old/haskell-hgl/"...
Fri Aug 23 22:29:53 VET 2013  Ernesto Hern<U+00E1>ndez-Novich (USB)
  * Actually push patches
Shall I push this patch? (1/1)  [ynW...], or ? for more options: y
Sending mail to pkg-haskell-commits@lists.alioth.debian.org about
Actually push patches

darcs failed:  can't set directory to /darcs/pkg-haskell/haskell-hgl
Finished applying...
Failed to run darcs in /darcs/pkg-haskell/haskell-hgl
at /srv/home/groups/pet/PET2/pet2/pet-darcs-helper line 57.
Posthook failed!
Apply failed!

but I pulled again and everything was there, so I wonder what happened.

I'd rather have someone else check it out before moving it back.

> It seems that upstream does not care about the package too much. If you
> care, maybe you want to step up as the upstream maintainer, pushing your
> changes to Hackage so that everyone profits?

I haven't had an answer to my message forwarding the patches. I'll wait
a few more days and see.

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