Proposal for removing transformers dependency

Joachim Breitner mail at
Thu Jan 22 08:34:13 UTC 2015


Am Donnerstag, den 22.01.2015, 08:37 +0100 schrieb Herbert Valerio
> One thing to keep in mind though is that then 'haskeline' (which is
> needed by GHCi) still remains a consumer of 'transformers', so we'd
> still have to bundle a 'transformers' package version with GHC even if
> `ghc` doesn't depend on it anymore. Somewhat related, the `ghc` ->
> `Cabal` dependency was broken up in GHC 7.10 but we'll still bundle
> `Cabal` with GHC 7.10.

although there has been talk about only shipping the .so file with a
clash-free name or path... was this not done simply because noone
bothered enough to actually do it, or was there a bigger problem?


Joachim “nomeata” Breitner
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