[aur-general] What happened to haskell-ghc-paths?

Lukas Fleischer archlinux at cryptocrack.de
Fri Apr 29 13:48:08 EDT 2011

On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 11:41:41AM -0400, Dave Reisner wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 05:26:38PM +0200, Kwpolska wrote:
> > > removed it from the AUR
> > Here's your answer.  You shall to add it back to the AUR.
> > -- 
> Not an acceptable solution, as per the AUR guidelines:
> "Check [core], [extra], and [community] for the package. If it is inside
> any of those repositories in ANY form, DO NOT submit the package."
> Undoubtedly, someone will want to point out that this package is in
> testing, and [testing] isn't among the listed repos stated above. Don't
> make me hit you.
> It's an unfortunate situation. I only know from speaking with Haskell
> users that packaging Haskell is a tedious job. But, is it not possible
> to compile this package yourself from ABS?

Submitted it back to the AUR [1] for now. [testing] was added to the AUR
blacklist some time ago...

For the record: Basically any TU or dev is able to upload backlisted
packages to the AUR by design (basically to allow moving packages that
are still in the local database of aurblup and to allow submission of
false positives).

[1] https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=48575

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