Platform policy question: API compatability in minor releases
ml at isaac.cedarswampstudios.org
Tue May 12 10:05:55 EDT 2009
Duncan Coutts wrote:
> Sure. But of course there is no problem with making releases on hackage
> and users who need OpenGL 3.1 in the few months between major HP
> releases could use cabal to get the latest from Hackage.
I think this raises an interesting question: the newly updated (for
example,)opengl package might strive to work with the existing release Haskell
Platform, rather than require newer versions of other HP libraries also. Of
course, cabal-install will deal with the latter too, it just leads to a few
more dependency problems (& stability/testedness problems?).
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