[Exherbo-dev] ::haskell is now deprecated

Heiko Becker heirecka at exherbo.org
Mon Sep 17 12:18:03 UTC 2018


Hello,

On Samstag, 18. August 2018 15:57:43 CEST, Arthur Nascimento wrote:
> On Sat, 18 Aug 2018 at 07:59, Mykola Orliuk <virkony at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'd like to vot against burying ::haskell.
>> I don't see how this solves anything except of freeing some 
>> time for people who are dedicated to maintain ::haskell. If 
>> you'll move it to ::haskell-unofficial then you can achieve 
>> same, I guess.
>
> Agreed. Removing ::haskell solves nothing. And shoving more unrelated
> stuff into ::arbor is always a -1 for me too. Besides, if somebody
> tried to hack ghc into their own repo, it's easy to just switch
> ::haskell for it, but it's much more work dealing with package
> conflicts in ::arbor, masking packages and setting proper importance
> properties on their repos...

I created haskell-unofficial [1] and deprecated ::haskell with the 
possibility to give interested and experienced contributors write access to 
the repository. Calvin, Mykola and Arthur, I assume you are interested?

[1] https://gitlab.exherbo.org/exherbo-unofficial/haskell-unofficial

Regards,
Heiko



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