[Pkg-haskell-maintainers] Bug#538098: Bug#538098: Please upgrade to ≥0.5.1.0.
nomeata at debian.org
Fri Jul 24 08:01:05 UTC 2009
Am Freitag, den 24.07.2009, 12:14 +1000 schrieb Trent W. Buck:
> On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 10:32:09AM +0200, Joachim Breitner wrote:
> >> Package: libghc6-zlib-dev
> >> Version: 0.5.0.0-2+b1
> >> Severity: wishlist
> >> Please upgrade haskell-zlib in Debian. The upcoming release of
> >> Darcs 2.3 requires haskell-zlib 0.5.1.0.
> >> Without it, Darcs will use its deprecated internal zlib bindings,
> >> which will reduce the amount of real-world testing that
> >> haskell-zlib gets from Debian users.
> > now it starts: The platform specifies zlib-0.5.0.0... but using
> > something deprecated should be avoided.
> I believe the reason Darcs' zlib dependency was bumped to 0.5.1 is
> because 0.5.0 has known problems with CRC (checksums) -- either
> generating bad ones, or failing to detect/repair bad ones.
> I can dig up the exact details if you want.
don’t worry, I believe that darcs’ dependency is there for a good
reason. I just wanted to bring up this issue of reasonable dependency
vs. haskell platform in general.
Does anyone know how other distros handle that?
Joachim "nomeata" Breitner
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