[aur-general] pandoc moved back to the AUR for the time being
Rashif Ray Rahman
schiv at archlinux.org
Thu Sep 19 07:11:48 EDT 2013
On 19 September 2013 05:40, Daniel Micay <danielmicay at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've moved pandoc back to the AUR because the latest version picked up too
> many new dependencies. It was convenient to have it in [community], but
> it's much saner to maintain these with the automation used by the
> arch-haskell project.
> I only use it for Rust's documentation generator, and don't want to be
> frequently rebuilding 30+ libraries for a language I don't use.
> Our packaging standards don't make much sense for Haskell because there are
> little gains from dynamic linking. There's not nearly enough sharing of
> code for it to come close to being efficient, and no stable ABI either.
That's a shame, I am really dependent on it these days. But thanks for
maintaining it until now :)
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