[arch-haskell] Adding another data file for dependency "hints"
simons at cryp.to
Sun Jan 2 12:20:05 CET 2011
>> the gist of this issue is that "parsec >= 3.0 || == 2.1.*" is translated to
>> "parsec>=3.0", which is just plain wrong. Now, wouldn't it be easiest to
>> modify cabal2arch so that it translates that specification to "parsec>=2.1"?
>> A straight-forward algorithm to accomplish that would be to use the *lowest*
>> version bound in these kinds of alternatives. Right now, cabal2arch appears
>> to be using the *first* version bound, which is not exactly optimal.
> Well, there's an obvious problem with what you suggest, since
> "parsec>=2.1" is plain wrong too!
why is that?
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