[Pkg-haskell-maintainers] Bug#553322: Should cabal-install Recommend: ghc6?
nomeata at debian.org
Tue Nov 3 08:39:17 UTC 2009
Am Dienstag, den 03.11.2009, 15:47 +1100 schrieb Trent W. Buck:
> On Mon, Nov 02, 2009 at 09:47:35PM +0000, Iain Lane wrote:
> > On Fri, Oct 30, 2009 at 09:26:53PM +1100, Trent W. Buck wrote:
> > >Package: cabal-install
> > >Version: 0.6.2-1
> > >Severity: minor
> > >
> > >If you're gonna use "cabal install" (as opposed to just "fetch" and
> > >"update"), ghc6 would probably be pretty necessary...
> > Makes sense to me. I've added it in Darcs. Do you think anything else (haddock, happy, ...) would be suitable there?
> I haven't thought about it. "documentation: False" is the default in
> ~/.cabal/config, so I would probably make haddock a Suggests, not a
> Recommends. Same for ghc6-prof, I guess (library-profiling). Dunno
> about happy or anything else.
considering that cabal-install is (among others) meant for users to
install stuff with little hassle, I would not mind adding a few
recommends that help the not-so-clueful, while allowing the power user
to decide what he wants. So Recommending the binaries mentioned in the
platform is fine with me.
Joachim "nomeata" Breitner
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