[darcs-devel] PR on unix-compat

Ben Franksen ben.franksen at online.de
Thu Jan 21 11:15:03 UTC 2021

Hi Jacob

Am 21.01.21 um 04:15 schrieb Jacob Stanley:
> Thanks for the email, apologies I haven't looked at the unix-compat github
> for some time so I just didn't see it.
> I'll look at merging and doing a release.

Thanks! I see the new release is already done, that's great.

> I would add that if the Darcs team ever wants to take over as the
> unix-compat maintainer that would be fine by me.

It is worth considering, but I am not sure we have the capacity to do
that. OTOH, unix-compat has 85 reverse dependencies on hackage; it could
well be that one or the other developer of these packages is in a better
position to take over or at least act as co-maintainer.


> On Thu, Jan 21, 2021 at 1:55 AM Ben Franksen <ben.franksen at online.de> wrote:
>> Hi Jacob
>> I am contacting you as the listed maintainer for the unix-compat Haskell
>> package, for which I (on behalf of the Darcs team) created a PR
>> (https://github.com/jacobstanley/unix-compat/pull/45) some time ago.
>> This PR hasn't received any feedback yet, not even something like "I
>> can't be bothered right now to look at this and have no idea when/if I
>> will". We still hope you will review and eventually merge the PR, of
>> course. But if that is not possible for whatever reason, please let us
>> know, so we can decide how to proceed.

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