Proposal: Make `NFData` a fundamental/primitive type-class (by making `deepseq` a GHC-boot package)

Johan Tibell johan.tibell at
Thu Aug 25 09:50:08 CEST 2011

On Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 9:12 AM, Simon Peyton-Jones
<simonpj at> wrote:
> But that *isn't* a reason to merge deepseq into the already too-big base package, is it?  And that is the root of Ian's objection.

No. Lets just reverse the containers <-> deepseq dependency and make
deepseq a bootlib.


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