Haskell 2010: libraries

Simon Marlow marlowsd at gmail.com
Wed Jul 15 11:33:20 EDT 2009

On 15/07/2009 15:54, Ian Lynagh wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 03:39:55PM +0100, Simon Marlow wrote:
>> But there's a solution: we could remove the "standard" modules from
>> base, and have them only provided by haskell-std (since base will just
>> be a re-exporting layer on top of base-internals, this will be easy to
>> do).  Most packages will then have dependencies that look like
>>    build-depends: base-4.*, haskell-std-2010
> We'll probably end up with situations where one dependency of a package
> needs haskell-std-2010, and another needs haskell-std-2011. I don't know
> which impls support that at the moment.

That's the case with base-3/base-4 at the moment.  Is it a problem?


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