Proposal: deepseq should not depend on containers

Ian Lynagh igloo at
Wed Jan 5 23:41:14 CET 2011

On Wed, Jan 05, 2011 at 11:10:54PM +0100, Johan Tibell wrote:
> The reason I want to get rid of the container dependency is that I
> don't want the data structure package I'm working depend on another
> data structure package that provides similar functionality. That
> seems, weird.

It does seem weird, but like I said, it doesn't cause any problems.
Everyone will have containers anyway.

OTOH, entangling deepseq releases with GHC releases may cause headaches,
and would mean extra work during GHC releases.


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