[Hs-Generics] Developing SYB, packaging issues

Ian Lynagh igloo at earth.li
Sun Aug 24 08:57:33 EDT 2008

On Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 10:16:44AM +0100, Simon Peyton-Jones wrote:
> Yes, I think that independent development is part of the goal.   The easiest way to achieve this is for SYB *not* to be a GHC "core package".

Actually, base3-compat needs to re-export the SYB modules, as they were
in base 3. So if base3-compat comes with GHC, then SYB needs to as well.

It will still be possible to install newer versions of SYB, though.


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