[Debian-haskell] Cabal?

Martin Sjögren msjogren at gmail.com
Tue Oct 5 19:37:04 BST 2004


On Tue, 5 Oct 2004 08:30:55 -0500, John Goerzen <jgoerzen at complete.org> wrote:
> On Monday 04 October 2004 08:49 pm, John Goerzen wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 04, 2004 at 08:39:47PM -0500, John Goerzen wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > The Haskell Policy recommends Cabalized packages, but I don't see
> > > the Cabal software packaged for Debian anywhere -- or have I just
> > > missed it?

As Shae mentioned, it's in haskell-unsafe so far. Since Cabal is still
very much a moving target, we've kept it and the packages using it out
of sid for now, while we're trying to figure out what the Haskell
Policy should look like. Also, it's probably not a good idea to let
these things propagate to sarge yet (I know, I know, we can file bugs
to do that, but since we already have a repository why not use it)

> FWIW, I'm willing to maintain or sponsor the cabal packages in sid if
> that's the problem.  It's really annoying that so much of this useful
> stuff is not in sid.  (To me, at least.)

You do know that Isaac is a DD too, right? I saw your cabal ITP, have
you talked to Isaac about it?


/Martin



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