[Haskell-cafe] GHC API + Cabal API + Cabal version checks: is there a way out?

Niklas Hambüchen mail at nh2.me
Fri Sep 6 17:19:41 CEST 2013

I have filed a GHC ticket under


I hope this way we can find a solution soon.

On 07/09/13 00:04, JP Moresmau wrote:
> Oh, I'm happy to help as well if somebody is needed to do the change,
> since I have much to win in the future if EclipseFP can take advantage
> of a new version of Cabal without having to wait for a new GHC. The
> split in two libraries that Duncan mentions seems the best approach to
> me, having InstalledPackageInfo and related classes + parsers + pretty
> printers available as one reasonably stable library, while having
> another one for the real Cabal functionality...

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