major ghc breakage: anybody working on fixing them? (was Re: rawhide report: 20091223 changes)

Yaakov Nemoy loupgaroublond at
Thu Dec 24 09:04:23 UTC 2009

2009/12/23 Alex Lancaster <alexl at>:
>>>>>> Rawhide Report  writes:
> So these huge slew of broken deps (seems like more than 10 packages) for
> ghc have been in the rawhide reports for over a week now, is anybody
> actively maintaining and/or planning to fix these packages?  If not,
> please let us know so a provenpackager can fix these, they overwhelm the
> rawhide log and make it more likely that people ignore the entire broken
> dep log.  It seems like it is only a version number in a subpackage that
> needs building or somesuch, so hopefully it is trivial to fix.

Sorry for making the noise. The biggest problem is that alot of
libraries have been migrated out of the default compiler install and
into many subpackages. All i can say is that we're working on it
slowly. In short though, it's not a trivial fix.


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