[Haskell-cafe] developing against privately patched libraries,
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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