[Haskell-cafe] How to deal with dependency bounds for an application
alois.cochard at gmail.com
Fri Jul 4 13:15:21 UTC 2014
It looks like I'll be able to do everything I need using your awesome tool
On 4 July 2014 14:01, Alois Cochard <alois.cochard at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Daniel,
> Thanks for your feedback!
> I'll give it a try to match last two Haskell platforms, that sound
> How one should deal with such thing, I suppose having some docker
> container template for each platform version would be helpful? (specially
> when having to do that for multiple lib)
> On 3 July 2014 07:20, Daniel Trstenjak <daniel.trstenjak at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Alois,
>> > Should I know what is the lowest possible combination of my
>> dependencies who
>> > would compile... because if I'm too strict it might be difficult for
>> some user
>> > to install? or maybe I should target as lowest what is in current
>> > haskell-platform?
>> Yes, looking at the last two haskell platforms might be a good
>> pragmatical choice.
>> I even like the idea that much that I might add a feature to my own
>> handling tool cabal-bounds:
>> cabal-bounds update --lower --haskel-platform=2012.4.0.0 ...
>> I think that getting the lower dependencies "right" is more an issue for
>> libraries, because in the case of applications a cabal sandbox can avoid
>> most of the possible problems.
>>  https://github.com/dan-t/cabal-bounds
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