Unregistering a package
simons at cryp.to
Thu Feb 10 17:29:00 EST 2005
Simon Marlow writes:
> The general syntax of package ids is:
> pkgid ::= pkg ('-' version)?
> pkg ::= (alphanum|'-')+
> version ::= (digit+) ('.' digit+)* ('-' alphanum+)*
Thanks. I gave my package the version "hsdns-0.0-2005-02-10"
and that fixed the problem.
> Perhaps we should change the syntax of package ids
In my humble opinion, GHC shouldn't try to guess what
version identifiers mean; I would treat them as a literal
strings without any parsing. But that's probably just me.
Anyway, thanks for the clarification.
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