On Sat, Feb 4, 2012 at 12:08 PM, Magnus Therning <email@example.com> wrote:
> This was mainly directed to the Arch Devs on the list, and especially
> Vesa since he's putting in most of the work on GHC as found in
You might want to contact Vesa directly. He might not be following this ML.
> We've already discussed the question of whether we should keep HP in
> Arch. **I* think there was clear what the favoured route ahead was,
> but in the end it's the Arch Devs who decide. *I don't like the
> current situation (outdated GHC and outdated HP), so a decision would
> be much welcome then the work on catching up can begin.
> On Fri, Feb 03, 2012 at 04:28:28PM +0100, Magnus Therning wrote:
>> It's been out for a day now... this would be a good time to decide
>> whether ArchLinux should be bold and move to a haskell-platform-free
>> state, or trudge on with HP and the ache it causes.
>> If we're moving to 7.4.1 there's a lot of work with getting
>> ArchHaskell in shape for it, so the longer notice the better
>> If we're to trudge on with HP then we really ought to move to
>> 2011.4.0.0, which also means a new version of GHC and a lot of work on
>> ArchHaskell, so the longer notice the better
>> Please, please, please, can we move on this soon?
>> I'm available to help out with [extra]&[community] packages if need
>> be, updating PKGBUILDs, building, verifying other's changes, etc.
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