Debian Bug report logs - #628988
haskell-persistent: useless description

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Package: src:haskell-persistent; Maintainer for src:haskell-persistent is Debian Haskell Group <>;

Reported by: Ansgar Burchardt <>

Date: Thu, 2 Jun 2011 19:48:01 UTC

Severity: important

Found in version haskell-persistent/

Fixed in version haskell-persistent/0.5.1-1

Done: Clint Adams <>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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From: Ansgar Burchardt <>
Subject: haskell-persistent: useless description
Date: Thu, 02 Jun 2011 21:44:27 +0200
Source: haskell-persistent
Severity: important

The package description for haskell-persistent reads

 This package provides a library for the Haskell programming language.
 See for more information on Haskell.
 This library provides just the general interface and helper functions.
 You must use a specific backend in order to make this useful.

It includes no information about this specific package at all.  Please
write something more informative there.


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From: Joachim Breitner <>
To: Clint Adams <>
Subject: Re: haskell-mtlparse in the DHG
Date: Sat, 04 Jun 2011 13:23:34 +0200
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Am Samstag, den 04.06.2011, 04:34 +0000 schrieb Clint Adams:
> On Sat, Jun 04, 2011 at 12:00:30AM +0200, Joachim Breitner wrote:
> > Also (in case you are not subscribe to pkg-haskell-maintainers, which
> > you probably should, and while you are at it, pkg-haskell-commits is
> > also useful), there are two bugs reported against your recently uploaded
> > packages:
> >
> >
> The descriptions are from Hackage.  I have nothing better to offer
> since I don't really know what they do.

hmm, I’d say it’s part of the job as a Debian maintainer to (at least
roughly) know what the package does, or to find it out :-). In these
cases it helps to look around and read on related packages (e.g. wai for

I came up with something and pushed it to the Darcs repo and marked the
bugs as pending.


Joachim "nomeata" Breitner
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Message #17 received at (full text, mbox):

From: Clint Adams <>
Subject: Bug#628988: fixed in haskell-persistent 0.5.1-1
Date: Sat, 03 Sep 2011 19:02:25 +0000
Source: haskell-persistent
Source-Version: 0.5.1-1

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
haskell-persistent, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to main/h/haskell-persistent/haskell-persistent_0.5.1-1.debian.tar.gz
  to main/h/haskell-persistent/haskell-persistent_0.5.1-1.dsc
  to main/h/haskell-persistent/haskell-persistent_0.5.1.orig.tar.gz
  to main/h/haskell-persistent/libghc-persistent-dev_0.5.1-1_amd64.deb
  to main/h/haskell-persistent/libghc-persistent-doc_0.5.1-1_all.deb
  to main/h/haskell-persistent/libghc-persistent-prof_0.5.1-1_amd64.deb

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
Clint Adams <> (supplier of updated haskell-persistent package)

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Format: 1.8
Date: Fri, 02 Sep 2011 23:18:57 -0400
Source: haskell-persistent
Binary: libghc-persistent-dev libghc-persistent-prof libghc-persistent-doc
Architecture: source all amd64
Version: 0.5.1-1
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Debian Haskell Group <>
Changed-By: Clint Adams <>
 libghc-persistent-dev - type-safe, non-relational, multi-backend persistence
 libghc-persistent-doc - type-safe, non-relational, multi-backend persistence; documentati
 libghc-persistent-prof - type-safe, non-relational, multi-backend persistence; profiling l
Closes: 628988
 haskell-persistent (0.5.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
   [ Joachim Breitner ]
   * Extend description (Closes: #628988)
   [ Clint Adams ]
   * New upstream version.
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