Adding System.FilePath

Bulat Ziganshin bulat.ziganshin at
Sun Mar 18 07:11:47 EDT 2007

Hello Jeffrey,

Sunday, March 18, 2007, 5:32:21 AM, you wrote:

>> base isn't compatible between major ghc versions (6.6/6.8). so you may
>> use only base 2.0 with 6.6 or base 3.0 with 6.8.

> This seems wrong to me (though I'm quite new at this, so there could
> be something obvious I'm missing). I understand that ghc-6.6 expects

try to compile base of ghc 6.6 using 6.4 compiler and vice versa. 6.8
is not yet finished, so i guess that differences between base 2.0 and
base 3.0 will be much larger that now

> So, to solve the immediate problem you're complaining about, it might
> be more practical to pull the "bottom" (GHC/Prim*.hs) out of base into
> something like ghc-prim for ghc-6.8 rather than to prevent new modules
> from being added to the top. Then base can be refactored at a more
> leisurely pace.

look at :)

Best regards,
 Bulat                            mailto:Bulat.Ziganshin at

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