[darcs-users] Poll: Do you need to be able to build darcs from source on GHC 6.6?

Trent W. Buck trentbuck at gmail.com
Wed Oct 29 03:40:12 UTC 2008


On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 12:39:28PM +0900, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
> Trent W. Buck writes:
> 
>  > In an ideal world, we just make sure it builds with the latest tools,
>  > and let the users of stable distros worry about telling us if it
>  > breaks against whatever versions they care about.
> 
> This is very disappointing coming from (some) developers of *version
> control software*!  You'd think they, of all software developers,
> would be sympathetic to the need to, well, control versions!

Let me clarify that the above are my *personal* opinions, and I'm not
really involved in the Darcs Haskell code -- just the surrounding
build and documentation infrastructure.

I'm speaking more from my role as a Debian maintainer and user than as
a member of the Darcs comunity.


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