[Hackage] #451: dependency not listed on the hackageDB page

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Sun Jan 11 16:10:13 EST 2009

#451: dependency not listed on the hackageDB page
  Reporter:  guest              |        Owner:         
      Type:  defect             |       Status:  new    
  Priority:  normal             |    Milestone:         
 Component:  hackageDB website  |      Version:
  Severity:  normal             |   Resolution:         
  Keywords:                     |   Difficulty:  normal 
Ghcversion:  6.10.1             |     Platform:         
Comment (by ross):

 It's not the nesting, but the fact that there's no else clause with
 dependencies here.  To build this package you need either Win32 or unix,
 but you can build it without terminfo, even on unix.

 Optional dependencies are omitted from the display, without taking account
 of default values of flags.  It's not entirely clear that this is wrong.
 Certainly we want to consider both values of other flags, such as

Ticket URL: <http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/hackage/ticket/451#comment:3>
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