[arch-haskell] Triggering recompilation automatically?
dons at galois.com
Sat Aug 1 18:15:00 EDT 2009
> On Sat, Aug 1, 2009 at 6:36 PM, Xyne<xyne at archlinux.ca> wrote:
> > Don Stewart wrote:
> >> magnus:
> >> > On two of my systems I'm refraining from upgrading GHC to 6.10.4 due to
> >> > xmonad-contrib not having been recompiled yet. I suspect this kind of
> >> > situation is going to become more common the more binary Haskell packages
> >> > that make it into Arch. Is there some good way to deal with it (besides
> >> > doing a local re-compilation of the package)?
> >> >
> >> We need an upgrade check list and work plan for maintainers.
> > Do you think it might be a good idea to create a Pacman package group
> > to keep track of Haskell packages which need to be recompiled with each
> > GHC upgrade? Perhaps "ghc-compiled" would be clear enough. This should
> > make it easier to handle such upgrades automatically.
> AFAIU there is enough information in the repo databases to find all
> packages that depend on ghc, would creating a group really make this
> easier or have any other benefits?
pacman --remove -c ghc
will already compute the recursive set of packages that depend on ghc,
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