GHC and Haskell 98
jwlato at gmail.com
Mon Jun 20 11:54:30 CEST 2011
> From: Bas van Dijk <v.dijk.bas at gmail.com>
> On 17 June 2011 16:47, Simon Peyton-Jones <simonpj at microsoft.com> wrote:
> > So: ? ?Under Plan A, some Hackage packages will become un-compilable,
> > ? ? ? and will require source code changes to fix them. ?I do not have
> > ? ? ? ?any idea how many Hackage packages would fail in this way.
> Of the 372 direct reverse dependencies of haskell98:
> there are 344 which also depend on base (See http://hpaste.org/47933
> for calculating the intersection).
Is it easy to check, out of those 344, how many would build if the
dependency on haskell98 were removed? I suspect it's not needed for the
majority of cases.
+1 for Plan A, but interested in mitigating the negative consequences.
(Bas, your link doesn't work for me BTW, can't resolve the IP. May be my
uni's dns cache.)
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