[Haskell] Re: Trying to install binary-0.4

Simon Marlow simonmarhaskell at gmail.com
Thu Oct 18 04:59:14 EDT 2007

Ross Paterson wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 17, 2007 at 12:54:12PM +0100, Simon Marlow wrote:
>> I've written down the proposed policy for versioning here:
>>   http://haskell.org/haskellwiki/Package_versioning_policy
>> It turned out there was a previous page written by Bulat that contained 
>> essentially this policy, but it wasn't linked from anywhere which explains 
>> why it was overlooked.  I took the liberty of rewriting the text.
> You wrote:
>> A client that wants to specify that they depend on a particular version
>> of the API can specify a particular A.B.C and be sure of getting that
>> API only. For example, build-depends: mypkg-2.1.1
> Are you proposing an extension along the lines of that proposed by
> Thomas (and Bulat, and others), i.e. this would be equivalent to
> build-depends: mypkg >= 2.1.1 && < 2.1.2 ?

Yes, I should have mentioned that, thanks.  I'll update the page shortly 
with this suggestion and others.


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