WARNING: package dependencies
simonmar at microsoft.com
Tue May 10 06:15:44 EDT 2005
On 10 May 2005 11:11, Daan Leijen wrote:
> Simon Marlow wrote:
>> 1. Package builders should be careful about dependencies. Don't
>> depend on any non-hierarchical packages from an exposed package.
>> Daan - can you fix wxHaskell?
> Yes, I probably can -- I guess it is time to move forward and forget
> about compatability with older ghc's (< 6.2.2)
> However, I don't really understand what is wrong and what to fix :-)
> (should I remove -package util and qualify explicitly in the code?)
> I can probably figure it out from the docs but maybe it would help
> if someone could add some "simple guidelines for package writers"
> documentation that would tell concretely what is good practice
> (and what is bad practice).
Depending on any hslibs package is bad practice. Ok? :-)
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