[Haskell] ANN: Yi 0.6.3

Jeff Wheeler wheele11 at illinois.edu
Tue Mar 29 03:57:24 CEST 2011

On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 8:46 PM, Jason Dagit <dagitj at gmail.com> wrote:

> I think Ivan's point is: When we can be precise about dependencies we should
> be.  I agree that someone using the HP as a dependency might not realize
> that Alex is part of that.  Depending on the HP is a conservative
> overapproximation.  Once we have more precise information, even if redundant
> in this case, I think it's appropriate to document it as such.  The
> alternative to that, is for Cabal to know what "HP-2011.1" implies in terms
> of dependencies and to then be able to check for those things.  As I far as

Indeed, I think I definitely should have left the build-depends: alex
in there, if for no other reason than that Cabal doesn't read my
mailing-list post to know that Yi depends on the Haskell Platform.

Jeff Wheeler

Undergraduate, Electrical Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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