HEADS UP: haskell{98,2010} and old-{time,locale} deleted

Bardur Arantsson spam at scientician.net
Fri Nov 21 05:09:06 UTC 2014

On 2014-11-21 04:35, Austin Seipp wrote:
> Hi all,
> When you update your trees, I'll have pushed D510 and D511, which
> remove the aforementioned libraries.
> After updating, you can just delete the repositories since git status
> will alert you about them now:
> $ rm -rf libraries/old-time libraries/old-locale libraries/haskell98
> libraries/haskell2010
> I'll be updating the users manual soon as I mentioned earlier this week.

Does this mean that any code compiling against the current release of
old-locale ( will fail to compile with GHC 7.10.x? I ask because
I note that old-locale ( depends on

  base >= 4.2 && < 4.8

and presumably GHC 7.10.x will have a new "base" version? (Which will
exclude old-locale from any Cabal install plan.)

If so, then this could be a problem. According to

   old-locale: 367 reverse deps (1 outdated)
   old-time: 244 reverse deps (15 outdated)

This would represent massive breakage AFAICT?


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