[Haskell] Re: Trying to install binary-0.4

Ketil Malde ketil+haskell at ii.uib.no
Sun Oct 28 17:42:25 EDT 2007

Simon Marlow <simonmarhaskell at gmail.com> writes:

>> Looks like an orthogonal issue to me.  Am I missing something?

> Probably it could be made clearer.  In 4.2 the idea is that instead of
> replacing
>  base-2.0 ==> base-3.0 + directory-1.0 + array-1.0 + ...
> you would replace
>  base-2.0 ==> newbase-1.0 + directory-1.0 + array-1.0 + ...

That's pretty clear, thanks.  Couldn't you still do this by
recompiling the libraries, *if* the re-exporting feature turns out to
be stumbling block. 

> Thinking about this is really making my head hurt, I need to go back
> to doing something easy like writing Haskell :-)

If it leads to better/more robust libraries, I'm happy to pick up the
bill for that bottle of aspirin. :-)

If I haven't seen further, it is by standing in the footprints of giants

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