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Hackage is a community development project consisting of a number of components related to packaging Haskell software:
 
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'''Hackage''' is the Haskell community's central package archive. Package authors use it to publish their libraries and programs while other Haskell programmers use tools like [[cabal-install]] to download and install packages (or people get the packages via their distro).
   
* [[Cabal]]
 
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== Links ==
* cabal-setup
 
* HackageDB
 
* cabal-install
 
   
Information on hackage can be found on the [http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/hackage Hackage Trac page]. A simple [http://hackage.haskell.org/packages/hackage.html web interface] to HackageDB is available.
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* The main [https://hackage.haskell.org/ web interface]. It also has [https://hackage.haskell.org/api interfaces] used by tools like [[cabal-install]].
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* Hackage works with Haskell packages in the [[Cabal]] format.
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* [http://status.haskell.org/ Server status]
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* [https://github.com/haskell/hackage-server/wiki Hackage server wiki], about the code that runs the server.
   
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== Getting help ==
   
Hackage ideas posted to this wiki. New ideas are better submitted over the corresponding [http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/hackage project page].
 
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* For issues with accounts or permissions please contact the administrators by email [mailto:admin@hackage.haskell.org admin@hackage.haskell.org]
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* Submit bug reports in [https://github.com/haskell/hackage-server/issues the github issue tracker].
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* New ideas are best submitted at the [https://github.com/haskell/hackage-server/issues?labels=enhancement&page=1&state=open project page].
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* There is a #hackage IRC channel on freenode for the discussion of the development of the hackage server and related tools such as Cabal/cabal-install.
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== Administration and policies ==
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* [[Taking over a package]] on Hackage, with the assistance of the existing maintainer or otherwise
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* [[Hackage trustees]]: what they do, who they are, what guidelines they follow.
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== Hackage mirrors ==
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* [https://www.fpcomplete.com/blog/2015/03/hackage-mirror Hackage mirror]
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* [http://hdiff.luite.com/ hdiff, Hackage diff tool and Hackage mirror]
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* [http://hackage.reesd.com/ Reesd Hackage Mirror]
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* [https://github.com/fpco/hackage-mirror Source to create a Hackage mirror]
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* [https://github.com/jwiegley/hackage-mirror Source to create a Hackage mirror, a fork of the previously mentioned source code]
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* [https://github.com/noteed/nginx-hackage Hackage mirror as static files (a script to download Hackage)]
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== Related resources ==
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* There is a daily updated [[BibTeX]] database for [http://code.haskell.org/~thielema/bibtex/hackage.bib.gz citing] packages.
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== Blog posts ==
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* [http://fuuzetsu.co.uk/blog/posts/2014-01-06-Fix-your-Hackage-documentation.html Fix your Hackage documentation]
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* [http://fuuzetsu.co.uk/blog/posts/2014-01-06-Hackage-documentation-v2.html Hackage documentation v2]
   
Wanted features:
 
* Bug tracking
 
* Project info page (wiki-like?)
 
* Hosting of documentation.
 
   
Assumptions:
 
* Darcs is the one true revision control system.
 
* One darcs repo per package.
 
   
 
[[Category:Packages]]
 
[[Category:Packages]]

Latest revision as of 11:22, 25 February 2016

Hackage is the Haskell community's central package archive. Package authors use it to publish their libraries and programs while other Haskell programmers use tools like cabal-install to download and install packages (or people get the packages via their distro).

Links

Getting help

  • For issues with accounts or permissions please contact the administrators by email admin@hackage.haskell.org
  • Submit bug reports in the github issue tracker.
  • New ideas are best submitted at the project page.
  • There is a #hackage IRC channel on freenode for the discussion of the development of the hackage server and related tools such as Cabal/cabal-install.

Administration and policies

Hackage mirrors

Related resources

  • There is a daily updated BibTeX database for citing packages.

Blog posts