[Haskell-cafe] Experiences with cabal-install and Hackage
Brandon S Allbery KF8NH
allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Fri Jul 23 02:03:05 EDT 2010
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On 7/22/10 05:02 , Malcolm Wallace wrote:
>> My only problem with
>> Hackage is I feel like the maintainer is a fence I have to climb every
>> time I want to upload a bugfix or a non-broken version of the package.
>> I just want to fix it, upload it, and continue with my work.
> Unfortunately, experience shows that a gatekeeper is usually necessary.
> Otherwise random people create and apply patches that break stuff they don't
As I read it, he wants multiple official maintainers, not the ability for
random people to upload garbage.
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