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Re: Summary of the 2008-02-12 Packaging Committee meeting



On Feb 12, 2008 9:26 PM, Yaakov Nemoy <loupgaroublond gmail com> wrote:
> On Feb 12, 2008 6:39 PM, Jeff Spaleta <jspaleta gmail com> wrote:
> > On 12 Feb 2008 17:22:11 -0600, Jason L Tibbitts III <tibbs math uh edu> wrote:
> > > Erm, well first we have someone dismayed that we didn't discuss
> > > Haskell and then we're told it's pointless to discuss Haskell without
> > > you or Jens present.  And I do find that odd because as far as I know
> > > the process so far has been driven by Yaakov and I wasn't aware that
> > > either you or Jens were to be involved.
> >
> > The question becomes... is Yaakov drafting as it stands incorporating
> > input from the haskell maintainers?  Yaakov is on the watchbugs and
> > watchcommits for ghc.. so its not like the maintainers of the package
> > are unknown to him.  I really hope he's been proactive about engaging
> > the affected maintainers in the space, before approaching the
> > committee.
>
> My original goal was to get xmonad into Fedora.  I found that
> packaging Haskell packages requires some care, but can be done pretty
> quickly, so I decided doing things in full would be better.  My
> impression was that Bob and Jens were busy, and didn't have the time
> to push things forward, so I figured the best way to do this would be
> to do it myself.
>
> In a way though, this is with some direction from Bob if not from Jens
> as well, as the bulk of the standard is based on the design behind
> Bob's program cabal-rpm.  I plan on putting together some changes, but
> I've been delayed from one task to another.
>
> Now that I have both Bob's and Jen's, I also want to say I want to ask
> about making some changes to how GHC is packaged.  Again, it is
> something I wanted to put together some details for first.
>
> -Yaakov
>

Replace Bob with Bryan.  My apologies.


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