[Haskell-cafe] Platform Versioning Policy: upper bounds are not our friends

dag.odenhall at gmail.com dag.odenhall at gmail.com
Thu Aug 16 16:30:31 CEST 2012

On Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 9:38 PM, Bryan O'Sullivan <bos at serpentine.com>wrote:

> A benign change will obviously have no visible effect, while a compilation
> failure is actually *better* than a depsolver failure, because it's more
> informative.

But with upper bounds you give Cabal a chance to try and install a
supported version, thus avoiding failure all together.
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