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Mission

The mission of the Haskell Special Interest Group is to maintain, grow, and guide the packaging of Haskell projects in Fedora.

Communication

Mailing lists

We have two mailing-lists:

IRC

We have an IRC channel #fedora-haskell on Freenode.

Updates

Follow us on Twitter.

Haskell Platform support

Fedora's Haskell Platform status is summarized here.

For more details see the Fedora haskell-platform community page.

  • Next release:
    • Rawhide currently has ghc-7.4.1 with haskell-platform-2012.2
      • should work in F17: e.g. sudo yum --enablerepo=rawhide update ghc\* #(usual cautions apply)
  • Current releases:
    • F17 has haskell-platform-2011.4.0.0 with ghc-7.0.4
    • F16 has haskell-platform-2011.2.0.1 with ghc-7.0.4
    • EPEL6 has haskell-platform-2011.4.0.0 and ghc-7.0.4
    • EPEL5 has ghc-6.12.3
  • Former releases
    • F15 had haskell-platform-2011.2.0.0 with ghc-7.0.2
    • EPEL4 had ghc-6.8.3
    • F14 had haskell-platform-2010.2.0.0 with ghc-6.12.3
    • F13 had haskell-platform-2010.1.0.0 with ghc-6.12.1
    • F12 had haskell-platform-2009.2.0.2 with ghc-6.10.4
    • F11 had haskell-platform-2009.2.0.1 with ghc-6.10.3

See also the current Haskell Platform release schedule.

Tasks

  • Update draft packaging guidelines for Haskell to the latest cabal2spec-0.25 templates
  • Features/GHC74 for F18
  • add haskell-platform packages to Upstream_release_monitoring#Package_Ignore_List
  • Haskell_Spin submit to Spins SIG
  • docsbeat
  • port cabal2spec package to haskell
  • Add %check sections for packages that have tests available
  • cabal/yum integration (cabal-rpm)
    • autogeneration of packages for a "testing" repository of all-of-hackage. Pull from this (with a human eye) to make Fedora packages.
  • A tool to check for dependency breakage for version updates in repo: packdeps/reverse and cblrepo exist
  • A tool to do automatic rebuild. Try to do it in koji or mock-build with a shell script or haskell script.
  • Automatically updated package dependency graph.
    • Need to have continuous build integration, eg automate dependency builds. Check reverse [1].
    • Koji supports maven now. It could have support for cabal as well.

Packaging

New Package Process

Package reviews

All open haskell-devel package reviews which can be split into:

(Stats last updated 10 May 2012)

Bugs

Non-review bugs, which can be split into:

All open Haskell bugs

See also the package review links in the Packaging section.

Current packages in Fedora

Haskell SIG packages in pkgdb

See package interdependencies for dependency graphs.

F17-haskell-ghc-deps.svg

Info on singleton libraries.

SIG Members

Package owners:

Interested:

Former contributors:

History

  • 2012-05-29: Fedora 17 ships with Haskell Platform 2011.4.0.0)
  • 2012-02-14: new haskell mailing-list for discussion
  • 2011-11-08: Fedora 16 ships with ghc-7.0.4 and all prof subpackages merged into devel
  • 2011-06-01: Fedora 15 ships with ghc-7.0.2
  • 2010-12-05: Fedora packages now listed on http://hackage.haskell.org
  • 2010-11-02: Fedora 14 ships: all doc subpackages merged into devel
  • 2010-05-25: Fedora 13 ships with ghc-6.12.1 and shared ghc libraries
  • 2010-01-10: fedora-haskell-list becomes haskell-devel list at fedoraproject
  • 2009-09-29: haskell-platform added for f12
  • 2009-04-15: revised Packaging Guidelines accepted
  • 2008-09-17: initial Packaging Guidelines approved
  • 2008-02-13: fedora-haskell-list started
  • 2007-05-10: Fedora SIG formed
  • 2005-02-21: fedora-haskell@haskell.org mailing-list starts
  • 2004-08-03: original Fedora Haskell project starts