[Haskell-cafe] retrospective on 'seq' -> 'unsafeSeq' ?

Ian Lynagh igloo at earth.li
Tue Apr 29 18:19:46 EDT 2008

On Mon, Apr 14, 2008 at 01:22:42PM +0200, pepe wrote:
> Another question is where in the package hierarchy would this function  
> live. Since the code it would use is in the ghc package, it would  
> introduce a dependency on it. And I am fairly sure that there is no  
> package in the standard ghc distribution which depends on the ghc  
> package. Ian, can it be made to live in ghc-prim without creating a  
> dependency on the ghc package?

I'm not sure I understand the question. If it needs to use functions in
the ghc package then it needs to be in a package that depends on the ghc
package, but ghc depends on ghc-prim, so it can't be in there.


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