FYI: Current hackage-registered libraries which exclude base-4.4 from GHC 7.2

Daniel Fischer at
Tue Aug 9 14:01:09 CEST 2011

On Sunday 07 August 2011, 16:07:58, Henning Thielemann wrote:
> On Sun, 7 Aug 2011, Sjoerd Visscher wrote:
> > Does it ever make sense to have a dependency base < 5?
> If 'base' follows the package version policy, then it does not make
> sense. 

It kind of makes sense if you're using only things whose behaviour cannot 
reasonably change. It is reasonable to expect that if Data.List, say, were 
removed from base, that would be accompanied by a change of the first 
component of the version number.
There's no guarantee, since PVP only demands the major version (the first 
two components) to be changed, but common sense says revolutionary changes 
should show up in the first component.

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