RFC: External library infrastructure
26 Nov 2002 16:43:05 +0900
Alastair Reid <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> 3) By having a single file (the package description file) containing a
> single copy of all the information needed by any compiler, we might
> make it easier to maintain libraries such that they 'just work' on
> all compilers instead of requiring the writer or interested parties
> to maintain multiple copies of what is, essentially, the same
> Obviously, the 3rd reason is the one of most relevance to this thread.
Indeed, the idea of being able to just install a package for
ghc, nhc or hugs and use it sounds very attractive indeed.