Cabal and fps merge into base-package

Bulat Ziganshin bulat.ziganshin at
Thu May 4 00:43:02 EDT 2006

Hello Donald,

Thursday, May 4, 2006, 3:51:53 AM, you wrote:

>> How is one supposed to handle fps being merged to the base package
>> in a Cabal file? Clearly GHC 6.4 will need to depend on the fps
>> package while with GHC 6.5 such a dependency is superfluous,
>> and actually having fps installed will cause conflicts.
> I can't think of a native Cabal way to solve this though. We don't allow
> __GLASGOW_HASKELL__ or such numbers inside .cabal files, or conditionals.

it will be great to provide such support inside Cabal, otherwise we will need
separate installation for each compiler version

Best regards,
 Bulat                            mailto:Bulat.Ziganshin at

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