Stop untracked dependencies! (was RE: mapping module
identifiers toURLs (was RE: [Haskell] URLs in haskellmodule
simonmar at microsoft.com
Fri Apr 1 04:56:46 EST 2005
On 31 March 2005 20:07, S. Alexander Jacobson wrote:
> If I use multiple packages that export the same module identifier, I
> need a way to specify which one I want to use. Haskell's existing
> packaging model doesn't let met do that easily.
That's because there are problems with doing so, as I mentioned in an
We don't allow programs to contain two modules with the same name, for
>> - Cabal could download, build, and install dependencies without any
>> user intervention.
> Download and build? Great! Install? No thank you!
When I say "install" I don't necessarily mean "make it available by
default for all users on the current machine". It might just mean "make
it available just for me, and only when I say -package P". Or it might
mean something even more transient: just make it available for the
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