[darcs-users] darcs patch: Simplify author field in darcs.cabal.in. (and 1 more)

David Roundy droundy at darcs.net
Wed Oct 22 12:56:10 UTC 2008

On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 09:45:44AM +0000, Eric Kow wrote:
> Hi David,
> In case it's not too late, the second patch is amended with better
> version numbers.

No, it's not too late.  I've been having some trouble revamping my
test system (which involves running the tests on two of my
computers).  Applied, and thanks!


> Duncan has kindly educated me on the best way to write these dependencies.  In
> particular, he has shown me the package versioning policy, which is followed by
> core libraries and hopefully more libraries in the future.
>  http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Package_versioning_policy
> For the curious, basically >= A.B.C && < A.(B+1) should do what we expect.
> It means, "I want all the features in version A.B.C, and can live with
> API changes as long as they are backward-compatible"
> If it's too late already, I will be happy to just send a new patch
> Thanks!
> Tue Oct 21 14:17:11 BST 2008  Eric Kow <eric.kow at gmail.com>
>   * Simplify author field in darcs.cabal.in.
>   I think the et al. confuses my mail client.
> Wed Oct 22 10:40:15 BST 2008  Eric Kow <eric.kow at gmail.com>
>   * Simplify darcs.cabal.in and add more precise dependencies.
>   This removes any information from the cabal file which is redundant
>   with franchise, reduces the number of choices you can make (haskeline
>   and terminfo now mandatory) and adds more precise package dependency
>   information.

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