ghc warnings messed up in 6.01

Simon Marlow simonmar at
Mon Dec 8 12:13:55 EST 2003

> Simon seems to have agreed that The Right Thing is to treat bindings
> with names beginning with an underscore as if they are used w.r.t. to
> the bindings they use (they're already treated as used w.r.t. warnings
> for themselves.)  With this enhancement (and the other warning fixes
> apparently already in HEAD), you should be able to change "ds" to
> "_ds" and get no warnings.
> BTW (here's the real point of my message :-)), is this enchancement
> planned?  For when?  Thanks.

It won't be in 6.2, but hopefully in 6.4.


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