Can containers depend on Template Haskell?

Roman Leshchinskiy rl at
Tue Nov 23 13:19:52 EST 2010

On 23/11/2010, at 09:25, Johan Tibell wrote:

> Can containers use Template Haskell? I think the answer is no, but I
> thought I'd check anyway.

I don't think so. When bulding GHC, the libraries are compiled by ghc-stage1 but TH isn't available until stage 2. Moreover, template-haskell depends on containers.


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