Thinking about what's missing in our library coverage

Niklas Broberg niklas.broberg at
Fri Aug 7 06:38:33 EDT 2009

>> * I remove the rather small functionality in haskell-src-exts that
>> depends on cpphs (namely deliterating literate source files).
> If your only use of cpphs is to deliterate source files, then I recommend
> that you simply incorporate that functionality directly into
> haskell-src-exts.  Although cpphs's module Language.Preprocessor.Unlit is
> under the LGPL, it is based on code that was published in the Haskell 1.2
> Report, Appendix C, which I assume is freely copyable.

That's of course an option. Though as Neil pointed out, my preference
would really be to *increase* my dependency on cpphs, by introducing
support for CPP in source files. So if we can actually get cpphs in
the HP, that would be the best solution by far. :-)



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