[Debian-haskell] many haskell packages FTBFS

John Goerzen jgoerzen at complete.org
Sun Jan 13 03:27:21 GMT 2008


On Saturday 12 January 2008 9:22:38 am Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> Hi,
>
> (ccing the maintainers of packages that FTBFS)
>
> Since the upload of ghc6 6.8, many haskell packages FTBFS. I have filed
> some FTBFS bugs, but not all of them. The failures of the packages below
> were not reported, because they are only unsatisfiable build-depends.
>
> Logs are available from http://people.debian.org/~lucas/logs/2008/01/11/
>
> I was wondering if you couldn't come up with a way to make those major
> version bumps transparent. Are the new versions of ghc always that
> incompatible?

Igloo would be best to comment on that.

>
> Or couldn't you file all the bugs yourself, at least?


There are some packages in NEW that must be approved before most of these can 
be built.  I'm not sure that there is a point to filing bugs on all of these 
just yet.

-- John



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