[Haskell-cafe] Data.ByteString.Lazy.ByteString vs Data.ByteString.Lazy.Internal.ByteString
marlowsd at gmail.com
Mon Mar 14 14:55:43 CET 2011
On 14/03/2011 10:33, Christian Maeder wrote:
> Am 14.03.2011 06:26, schrieb C K Kashyap:
>> Looks like a job for Data.Binary.
>> > I'd like to use it with just the libraries that are part of the
>> I forgot to mention, Data.Binary does not seem to be in the platform.
> Right, it is not in the platform, but I would recommend to install those
> packages that you find useful (and vote for packages to be included into
> later versions of the platform.)
> Interestingly, there is a hidden package ghc-binary-0.5.0.2, which
> almost looks like binary-0.5.0.2.
> Maybe ghc developers and platform maintainers could comment on any
> differences. If there are none you could simple "ghc-pkg expose
> ghc-binary". For future versions of ghc and the platform a single
> ghc-binary or binary version would be better.
You shouldn't use ghc-binary. It is indeed the same as binary, and is
required because GHC uses it internally, but binary is not a platform
package so we renamed it to ghc-binary and set it to be "hidden" by default.
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