What build environments should Cabal support?
haskell at benmachine.co.uk
Sat Dec 15 00:29:23 CET 2012
Do we therefore have no interest in compilers other than GHC? Can we
drop all instances of ifdef __HUGS__ from the code?
I think doing so would require a reasonable amount of work, but would
significantly lower the barrier to contributing to Cabal.
On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 3:04 AM, Ian Lynagh <ian at well-typed.com> wrote:
> Hi Ben,
> On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 02:51:12AM +0000, Ben Millwood wrote:
>> - what is the oldest version of GHC we intend to support?
>> - do we still support Hugs? what about other non-GHC implementations?
> The HACKING file in the root directory says
> Dependencies policy
> Cabal's policy is to support being built by versions of GHC that are up
> to 3 years old.
> Note that this is what compilers you can use to build Cabal, not what
> compilers Cabal can build libraries for.
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