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app-accessibility/hsay app-accessibility/hsay: allow ghc-7.10
app-admin/haskell-updater app-admin/haskell-updater: bump up to 1.2.9
app-editors app-editors/yi: allow QC-2.8
app-emacs app-emacs/ghc-mod: disable flaky tests for HEAD as well
app-emulation/ganeti app-emulation/ganeti: we are in the process of getting rid of deepseq
app-misc/lambdawars metadata.xml: from <maintainer> field in favour of <herd> one
app-portage app-portage/hackport: bump up to 0.4.5
app-shells/lambdashell metadata.xml: from <maintainer> field in favour of <herd> one
app-text app-text/pandoc: always install manpages
app-vim app-vim/haskellmode: fix repoman errors
dev-haskell dev-haskell/htsn-common: remove obsolete package.
dev-lang dev-lang/ghc: fix T10590
dev-tex/polytable fix remnants of trailing '.' in DESCRIPTION and '<maintainer>' sectio…
dev-util dev-util/bustle: fix manifest
dev-vcs dev-vcs/git-annex: bump up to 5.20150617
eclass haskell-cabal.eclass: use ghc's haddock if exists
games-action games-action/monadius: port to GLUT-2.5
games-arcade games-arcade/blubber-server: allow ghc-7.10
games-fps/frag metadata.xml: from <maintainer> field in favour of <herd> one
games-puzzle games-puzzle/h2048: Bump to version
games-roguelike/scroll games-roguelike/scroll: port to ghc-7.10
games-sports/freekick2 metadata.xml: from <maintainer> field in favour of <herd> one
media-fonts/hasklig update hasklig
media-sound media-sound/hpodder: added forgotten file
metadata portage/gentoo-haskell: removed explicit deepseq depend (core lib sin…
net-irc/y0l0bot net-irc/y0l0bot: port to time-1.5
net-mail net-mail/mhailist: port to ghc-7.10
net-misc net-misc/htsn-import: remove obsolete package.
net-p2p/combinatorrent net-p2p/combinatorrent: port to ghc-7.10
profiles package.mask: mask 'dev-haskell/bitset' for removal
projects README.rst: move developer-related stuff to 'projects/doc/README.rst'
sci-biology sci-biology/flower: port to ghc-7.8
sci-calculators/clac sci-calculators/clac: port to ghc-7.10
sci-mathematics sci-mathematics/agda: Depend on exact agda-stdlib version
sci-physics/chipmunk metadata.xml: from <maintainer> field in favour of <herd> one
sys-apps/nix sys-apps/nix: bump up to 1.8
www-apps www-apps/gitit: bump up to 0.10.7
www-client/hbro www-client/hbro: fix for network-2.6
www-misc www-misc/feed-cli: port to time-1.5
www-servers/mighttpd2 www-servers/mighttpd2: bump up to 3.2.8
x11-misc x11-misc/xmobar: bump up to 0.23.1
x11-wm x11-wm/xmonad: sync from portage
.authorspellings .authorspellings: added Emil Karlson (aka Ke)
.gitignore Ignore all editor backup files
.travis.yml .travis.yml: sync to latest version
README.rst README.rst: added section on how to run own local overlay
sets.conf rename */*::gentoo-haskell to */*::haskell


Gentoo Haskell project

Quickest start

Haskell overlay consists of unstable software, so you'll likely need to keyword everything in it:

# install layman, if you don't have it yet:
emerge layman
layman -f
echo source /var/lib/layman/make.conf >> /etc/portage/make.conf
# and the overlay configuration itself:
layman -a haskell
# and unmask unstable versions for your arch:
echo "*/*::haskell ~$(portageq envvar ARCH)" >> /etc/portage/package.accept_keywords

And here is the trick to speed up metadata resolution a bit. If you happen to use eix-sync for rsyncs you might like the following /etc/eix-sync.conf:

@egencache --jobs="$(($(nproc) + 1))" --repo=haskell --update --update-use-local-desc

It basically means:

  • sync overlays in layman list before the main tree sync
  • generate metadata for haskell repo after main tree sync is done, using N+1 cores

Developer's corner

Have a nice haskell-related ebuild to share with community? Look at our Developer's README!

Loner's corner

Alternatively if you really don't want to share any ebuilds (want to keep outdated package versions, highly experimental things, publically unavailable stuff, other reasons) that's also fine.

You can keep such ebuilds in your local overlay.

Here is a complete example of creating minimal overlay with a single haskell ebuild from hackage:

# create overlay and populate it (gentoo-generic):
$ mkdir my-ovl
$ cd    my-ovl
$ mkdir metadata
$ echo 'masters = gentoo' > metadata/layout.conf
$ echo 'PORTDIR_OVERLAY="'$(pwd) '${PORTDIR_OVERLAY}"' >> /etc/portage/make.conf

# haskell-specific stuff
$ hackport -p . update

# adding an example ebuild
$ hackport merge hichi
$ emerge -av1 hichi
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