Proposal: Add System.FilePath to base
simonpj at microsoft.com
Fri Nov 24 12:36:52 EST 2006
Again, see http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/wiki/PackageReorg for proposed termiology. What we currently call "core libs" we propose to rename GHC Boot Packages
| -----Original Message-----
| From: libraries-bounces at haskell.org [mailto:libraries-bounces at haskell.org] On Behalf Of Ian Lynagh
| Sent: 24 November 2006 17:24
| To: Neil Mitchell
| Cc: Haskell Libraries
| Subject: Re: Re: Proposal: Add System.FilePath to base
| On Thu, Nov 23, 2006 at 04:48:36PM +0000, Neil Mitchell wrote:
| > "I propose that this module is added to the set of modules which is
| > guaranteed to be available in every Haskell implementation, and can be
| > used by programs with a simple import statement."
| > Currently that means "is in base".
| For GHC that means "is a core lib"; I'm not sure of the policy for the
| other implementations. Perhaps we should rename that "is a GHC core lib"
| and define a list of global "core libs" (of which "GHC core libs" would
| be a superset) somewhere?
| I haven't looked at the particular library, but have no problem with
| some sort of file path manipulating library to be used by cabal
| Setup.hs's being in the core libs set.
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