System.Win32.Types to base library?

Ian Lynagh igloo at
Tue Oct 23 13:02:57 EDT 2007

On Mon, Oct 22, 2007 at 07:52:35PM +0200, Felix Martini wrote:
> I am working on some Windows specific code for GHC in the base
> library. System.Win32.Types contains basic Win32 types and error
> handling functions. Using them would mean a dependency on the Win32
> library. I could duplicate parts of System.Win32.Types that i need,
> but is it not preferable to relocate System.Win32.Types to the base
> library?

This won't help you right now, but FYI the long term plan is to split
the base package up to the extent that Win32 can be underneath most of
base rather than on top of it.


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