[Haskell-cafe] Re: ANN: haskell-src-exts 0.3.2
niklas.broberg at gmail.com
Mon Mar 17 10:06:44 EDT 2008
> I'm pleased to announce a new release for the haskell-src-exts package.
Twice in two days even. :-)
haskell-src-exts 0.3.3 - now with support for type equality constraints.
cabal sdist: http://hackage.haskell.org/cgi-bin/hackage-scripts/package/haskell-src-exts-0.3.3
darcs repo: http://code.haskell.org/HSP/haskell-src-exts
> haskell-src-exts 0.3.2
> haskell-src-exts is a package for handling and manipulating Haskell
> source code. It is based on the haskell-src package that is part of
> the standard libraries, but extends this to support a number of
> syntactic extensions, e.g. MPTCs, fundeps, GADTs, TH etc. It is
> intended as a drop-in replacement for the standard haskell-src
> package, and exports the same functions and data types, plus some
> Apart from the more standard extensions supported by e.g. GHC,
> haskell-src-exts also provides support for HaRP (Haskell Regular
> Patterns) and HSX (Haskell Source with XML) syntax.
> Note that as of 0.3, haskell-src-exts /= HSX.
> * cabal sdist: http://hackage.haskell.org/cgi-bin/hackage-scripts/package/haskell-src-exts-0.3.2
> * darcs repo: darcs get http://code.haskell.org/HSP/haskell-src-exts
> === Changes from 0.2: ===
> * Added support for
> - Indexed type families (including associated types/datatypes)
> - Explicit kind signatures
> - Standalone deriving
> * haskell-src-exts is now decoupled from hsx/trhsx and harp.
> - Modules renamed to Language.Haskell.Exts.*
> - Module Transform is removed from the package (now in package hsx)
> * New repository (i.e. darcs pull in an old repo won't work, use darcs
> get), containing only the haskell-src-exts package (no hsx or harp).
> * Builds with 6.8.2 (thanks Duncan Coutts)
> === Complete list of supported extensions ===
> * Multi-parameter type classes (MPTCs)
> * Functional dependencies
> * Associated types, indexed type families
> * Liberal class and instance heads
> * Implicit parameters
> * Explicit kind signatures
> * Pattern guards
> * Generalized algebraic data types (GADTs)
> * Template Haskell (TH)
> * Universal and existential quantification (forall)
> * Empty data type declarations
> * Unboxed tuples (# #)
> * Standalone deriving
> * Regular patterns
> * Haskell XML, HSX style
> === Build Requirements ===
> * happy >= 1.17
> - It might work with 1.16 though I haven't tested. In that case
> change the cabal file.
> - It would work with older versions as well, though they insert a
> dependency on Array (haskell98) instead of Data.Array. If that's all
> you have to work with, update the cabal file with a dependency on
> * Cabal >= 1.2
> Patches are more than welcome. :-)
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