[Haskell-cafe] developing against privately patched libraries, and cabal

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at googlemail.com
Sun Apr 11 13:21:27 EDT 2010

On Sun, 2010-03-21 at 13:15 -0400, Leon Smith wrote:
> As somebody who's hacked on cabal-install a bit  (but don't have a
> worthwhile patch to contribute (yet?)),  I can tell you that versions
> support a "tag" structure,  at least internally,  but I haven't seen a
> non-empty tags field and don't know how to make the tags field
> non-empty.   For that I'd have to go source-code diving again.

We no longer use tags because they have no sane semantics. Yes, the tag
is still present internally in the Version type, however I hope to
eventually eliminate it entirely.


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