[Haskell-cafe] Conditional properties in QuickCheck alter test data generation?

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Thu Dec 18 19:38:09 EST 2008

On Thu, 2008-12-18 at 16:13 -0800, Max Rabkin wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 3:55 PM, Duncan Coutts
> <duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk> wrote:
> > However QuickCheck seems to be a case where
> > people now expect to use QC-2, but old packages that don't specify a
> > version typically only work with QC-1.x.
> Can't we just fix those .cabal files?

We can certainly ask maintainers to specify the QC dependency properly
when they next upload.

We do not yet have a mechanism to update .cabal file dependencies on
hackage after a package has been uploaded, though we have been pondering
adding such a facility for a while.


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