[arch-haskell] Upgrading to monad-control-0.3
phercek at gmail.com
Tue Jan 3 11:39:06 CET 2012
On 01/03/2012 10:18 AM, Magnus Therning wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 3, 2012 at 10:12, Nicolas Pouillard
> <nicolas.pouillard at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Indeed but I support the concept of the haskell-platform. It is too
>> restrictive to only packages able to track the latest versions of
>> their dependencies.
>> I suggest we try this technique on one case first and the text package
>> seems to be a good example. We could package the latest version of
>> text and upgrade some package which depend on it.
> I'm sorry, but what "technique" are you referring to here?
There was a proposal (in the far past) to add "-hp" to the name of all
packages which belong to haskell platform (HP). The different name would
allow to have a HP package version and one more package version which
was supposed to be the very latest stable version.
HP packages could depend only on other HP packages. Non-HP packages
could depend on HP packages and also on non-HP packages.
Not sure whether there is some fundamental problem why this cannot work
or it was only forgotten. Looks to me like it could work.
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