[Haskell-cafe] base-3 -> base-4

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Fri Sep 3 09:25:41 EDT 2010

> Johannes Waldmann wrote:
> > Is there a "conversion guide" for switching from base-3 to base-4?
> > 
> > I noticed that ghc-HEAD (6.13) comes with base-4.3 (and no base-3).
> > This will break an awful lot of packages (?), in fact the breakage
> > starts with cabal-install (since it depends on HTTP which depends on
> > base-3).  
> HTTP can build and seems to work with base 4 if you bump the dependency.
> I contacted Sigbjorn about making a new release a while ago, but nothing
> has happened yet.

I don't know if Sigbjorn is still the maintainer. We need to set
maintainer timeouts somewhere.

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