proposal for updates in next major HP release

Ian Lynagh igloo at
Wed Aug 12 18:54:30 EDT 2009

On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 10:59:28PM +0100, Duncan Coutts wrote:
> The rationale for removing packedstring is that is has been deprecated
> for some years now. It was only included in the platform because the
> template-haskell package still depended on it. The latest version of
> template-haskell no longer requires it.

But unless I'm confused, this HP release will use GHC 6.10.4, in which
template-haskell does depend on packedstring.


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