[Haskell-cafe] Cabal and more than one version

Jason Dusek jason.dusek at gmail.com
Wed Nov 19 05:15:06 EST 2008

Duncan Coutts <duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk> wrote:
> Jason Dusek wrote:
> > In the ticket, someone says:
> >
> >  True though I suspect it looks a bit weird to the
> >  uninitiated. We know to read the conditional syntax as an
> >  implication constraint which can be applied in either
> >  direction but I suspect many people read it in a directed
> >  functional way.
> >
> > Does that mean you don't have to actually set 'splitBase'
> > explicitly?
> No, that is the point. You do not have to. The choice for the
> flag is completely determined automatically by the version of
> the base package that is chosen.

  When you say "chosen" is that the same as "detected"? With
  6.10, both versions of base are available -- what happens
  then? The environment chooses the latest one?


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