headsup: ghc 7 lands in rawhide
jreiser at bitwagon.com
Sun Nov 28 18:24:45 UTC 2010
On 11/27/2010 12:04 AM, Jens Petersen wrote:
> I have just moved ghc-7.0.1 and a large set
> of Haskell ghc package rebuilds into dist-f15
> (from dist-f15-ghc).
> Rebuilds still pending include xmobar, hlint,
> and various libraries (currently with one or less dependents).
> Testing and feedback of the new packages in rawhide is most welcome
> in bugzilla or mailing-list.
How can this testing take place when a very long list of dependencies
has not yet appeared in rawhide? A sample (6 of *hundreds*):
ghc-csv-devel-0.1.2-2.fc15.x86_64 requires ghc = 0:6.12.3
ghc-csv-devel-0.1.2-2.fc15.x86_64 requires ghc-doc = 0:6.12.3
ghc-csv-prof-0.1.2-2.fc15.x86_64 requires ghc-prof = 0:6.12.3
ghc-haskell-src-exts-1.9.0-2.fc14.x86_64 requires libHShaskell98-188.8.131.52-ghc6.12.3.so()(64bit)
ghc-haskell-src-exts-1.9.0-2.fc14.x86_64 requires libHSrandom-184.108.40.206-ghc6.12.3.so()(64bit)
ghc-haskell-src-exts-1.9.0-2.fc14.x86_64 requires libHSfilepath-220.127.116.11-ghc6.12.3.so()(64bit)
Please explain why such changes are not done in dependency order
(bottom up). Other collections of packages have made similar messes
from time to time. I don't understand the reasoning for top-down
dribbling, particularly when the same subset of packagers is responsible
for the entire suite.
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