following Stackage

Ben Boeckel mathstuf at
Wed Jul 22 13:02:01 UTC 2015

On Wed, Jul 22, 2015 at 00:12:45 -0400, Jens Petersen wrote:
> There are still about 80 of our packages not (yet) in
> Stackage:

This is more up to upstream than us :/ . I guess we could ask upstreams
to get on with stackage?

> I think currently we are just tracking Stackage Nightly
> but in the future we may want to track LTS or a specific
> LTS major/minor version even.

I think once Beta hits, move from nightly to LTS. An LTS version can be
determined closer to release then stick with that.

> So from now on when packaging, please use the latest version
> from Stackage not Hackage when available: I guess I should
> update cabal-rpm to do that. And when registering new packages
> in, please use the Stackage backend
> instead of Hackage when your package is included in Stackage.
> Also particularly when updating packages
> please follow the package version in Stackage as far
> as possible not the latest version in Hackage.
> This should reduce the risk of revdep breakage when
> updating packages.

Have the existing watches been updated to use stackage?


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