[Pkg-haskell-maintainers] Bug#600691: libghc6-texmath-dev: should link against libghc6-parsec3-dev
dr at jones.dk
Tue Oct 19 10:44:22 UTC 2010
On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 12:29:47PM +0200, Joachim Breitner wrote:
>Am Dienstag, den 19.10.2010, 11:03 +0200 schrieb Jonas Smedegaard:
>> Package: libghc6-texmath-dev
>> Version: 0.3.0.2-2+b1
>> Severity: important
>> Currently texmath links against parsec2, and highlighting-kate
>> against parsec3.
>> Recent Pandoc needs both and fails to build when linked against
>> different versions of parsec, so the wonderful new Pandoc cannot be
>> packaged for Debian :-(
>> Simply bumping libghc6-texmath build-dependency on
>> libghc6-parsec3-dev and rebuilding makes the Pandoc build succeed.
>I thought this would be no problem as long as pandoc does not use
>parsec-types from both texmath and highlighting-kate. Does it do that?
>Did you test building pandoc with cabal (which is more picky about such
>issues) or regular Setup.hs?
Sorry - I don't know the answers to above questions. Cc'ing John, who
>Do you plan to upload pandoc to unstable or experimental? Is it
>targeted to squeeze?
>(But no objections to doing the bump, the question is whether we want
>to do it now in unstable, now in experimental, or after the release in
It is a new upstream release, so unless John can help raise concern
about security bugs in older releases, I believe it is too late in the
game for Squeeze.
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