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Re: updates for libghc-gtk and friends

On Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:10:54 +0200
Joachim Breitner <nomeata@debian.org> wrote:

> > I checked the PTS for haskell-gtk recently because I was wondering
> > why it didn't migrate to testing.
> getting things to migrate is always tricky, usually all Haskell packages
> get entangled in one big transition. I don’t know all open issues, but
> we are waiting for the ftp-team to remove a few packages, for example.
> And https://release.debian.org/transitions/html/haskell.html also shows
> a number of red dots.
> >  As it turns out upgrading haskell-gtk
> > isn't as easy as hoped. Now a haskell-gio and haskell-glib would break
> > a lot of packages when upgraded.
> > If further help is needed I will do my best.
> What exactly would break by upgrading -gio and -glib that is not fixable
> by rebuilding packages?

I don't really know. I just looked at the PTS and the "why is package X
not in testing yet?" site[1].
I guess they all just need to be rebuilt.
Will they be rebuilt automatically or how and when will they be
rebuilt? Do we need to wait for the transition?

[1] https://release.debian.org/migration/testing.pl?package=haskell-gtk


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