cabal2arch generates bogus PKGUBILD for haskell-platform #15

peti opened this Issue Nov 24, 2010 · 2 comments


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peti commented Nov 24, 2010

The haskell-platform package is not actually listed on Hackage. Consequently, the homepage URL auto-generated by cabal2arch is incorrect.

magthe commented Jan 10, 2011

Maybe it would be better to use the homepage property from the CABAL file, if it exists?

peti commented Jan 10, 2011

In case of haskell-platform, that is definitely a good choice. I'm not so sure about other packages. The homepage URL on is going to be stable until the end of time. The same can probably not be said about the URLs that people write into their cabal files. Anyway, if the author of the package says that his homepage is at XYZ, then it can't be wrong for us to link to XYZ. All things considered, I'm in favor of making that change.

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