[Fedora-packaging] Re: [Fedora-haskell-list] Revised Haskell Guidelines 2008.08.13

Bryan O'Sullivan bos at serpentine.com
Fri Aug 29 03:26:27 UTC 2008

On 8/28/08, Rajesh Krishnan <fedora at krishnan.cc> wrote:
> Bryan,
> I have forked cabal-rpm (with due credits to you, and the code is still GPL)
> that does generation of the Fedora specific SPEC file only, with the new
> macros.

That's fine; it was what I intended to do anyway. Please send me patches.

>  I chose to do that because there were too many changes I needed to
> get some things right, and get rid of other stuff (like executing rpmbuild)
> that were irrelevant for my purposes.
> I would publish the code once it becomes half stable and somewhat working.
> Please don't take this otherwise, as your code is absolutely great Haskell
> work and I learned some finer Haskell coding styles while studying your
> code.
> -Rajesh
> On 2008-08-28-Thu 06:44:05 am Bryan O'Sullivan wrote:
>> On Thu, Aug 28, 2008 at 1:16 AM, Rajesh Krishnan <fedora at krishnan.cc>
>> wrote:
>> >> If we're using cabal-rpm for packaging
>> >> then we really don't need to add rpm macros IMHO.
>> >
>> > I am very much in favor of having good set of base macros (under
>> > /etc/rpm/).
>> I like to have both the macros and cabal-rpm, where the latter assumes
>> the presence of the former.

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