Proposal: deepseq should not depend on containers

Christian Maeder Christian.Maeder at
Tue Jan 4 13:02:41 CET 2011

Why do you propose this for the container package only?
Don't the same arguments apply to the array-package, too?


Am 28.12.2010 19:03, schrieb Johan Tibell:
> Ticket:
> Copy of proposal:
> The  deepseq package depends on the  containers package. This forces
> all packages that want to depend on deepseq in order to provide a
> NFData instance for exported types, to also depend on containers.
> Proposal, have containers depend on deepseq, not the other way around,
> and define the NFData instances for the types in the containers
> package, in the containers package.
> Discussion deadline: 2 weeks.

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