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'''Hackage''' is a community development project consisting of a number of components related to packaging Haskell software:
   
* Open for all, no admin intervention required.
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* [[Cabal]]
* Two project modes: listing and hosting.
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* cabal-setup
* Listing:
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* HackageDB
** darcs repo and distributions are kept offsite. Hackage only keeps meta information about the package/project.
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* [http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/hackage/wiki/CabalInstall cabal-install]
* Hosting:
 
** Hackage will host the darcs repo, manage new releases and build haddock documentation.
 
   
Features of hosting:
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[http://beta.hackage.haskell.org/ Hackage 2], with more functionality, is now available for public beta testing, see the
* Manage branches of the darcs repo.
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[http://www.haskell.org/pipermail/haskell/2013-September/039159.html announcement].
* Bug/feature tracking?
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Information on Hackage can be found on the [http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/hackage Hackage Trac page].
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A simple [http://hackage.haskell.org/packages/hackage.html web interface] to HackageDB is available.
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There is also a daily updated [[BibTeX]] database for [http://code.haskell.org/~thielema/bibtex/hackage.bib.gz citing] packages.
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Hackage ideas posted to this wiki. New ideas are better submitted over the corresponding [http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/hackage project page].
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== Wanted features ==
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* Bug tracking
 
* Project info page (wiki-like?)
 
* Project info page (wiki-like?)
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* Hosting of documentation.
   
Assumtions:
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[[Category:Packages]]
* Darcs is the one true revision control system.
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[[Category:Tools]]
* One darcs repo per package.
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[[Category:Development_tools]]

Latest revision as of 20:00, 13 September 2013

Hackage is a community development project consisting of a number of components related to packaging Haskell software:

Hackage 2, with more functionality, is now available for public beta testing, see the announcement.

Information on Hackage can be found on the Hackage Trac page. A simple web interface to HackageDB is available. There is also a daily updated BibTeX database for citing packages.


Hackage ideas posted to this wiki. New ideas are better submitted over the corresponding project page.

[edit] Wanted features

  • Bug tracking
  • Project info page (wiki-like?)
  • Hosting of documentation.