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Re: Focusing our efforts: Key packages

On Sat, 20 Jun 2015 14:04:44 +0200
Joachim Breitner <nomeata@debian.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> I think it would improve the quality of Haskell in Debian if we are
> more focused on packages that are relevant, and regularly clear out
> cruft. With cruft, I mean packages that were once dependencies of
> something we want to have in Debian, and are no longer, and also
> packages that someone used to be interested in and is no longer.
> So I propose to introduce “key packages”: These are those packages that
> should be in Debian on their own right – things like pandoc, xmonad,
> cabal-debian, etc. Packages become key packages if someone marks them
> as such in the package plan.
> Then, the following packages should be in Debian:
>  * Key packages,
>  * their dependencies,
>  * and all packages that were previously in Debian and are also part of
>    stackage (as I expect that these incur very little extra overhead).
> This implies that we should remove all packages that are neither in
> Stackage nor that are (used by) key packages.

That seems reasonable.

> Quite a list! Do you spot anything that you want to keep? Then mark it
> as "key" in the package list (but be prepared that I come to you when
> this package needs extra work) and/or make sure it becomes part of
> stackage.

I will have to mark some packages as key packages, but didn't get to it


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