[Haskell] Re[2]: base libraries

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Fri Nov 24 14:04:15 EST 2006

On Fri, 2006-11-24 at 17:42 +0300, Bulat Ziganshin wrote:

> libraries should be split into 4 rings: frozen, core, base and the rest
> * frozen libs are installed with haskell compiler and cannot be
> upgraded using Cabal. it includes Cabal itself and libraries required
> by Cabal, currently it's the Base library. compiler may provide its
> own ways to upgrade these libs

Cabal can be upgraded using Cabal. This is important.

Unlike well specified libraries like ByteString, Cabal tackles an
ill-specified problem and we're still learning how best to solve it, so
the api and features change much more frequently.


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