Proposal: deepseq should not depend on containers

Christian Maeder Christian.Maeder at
Thu Jan 6 18:57:33 CET 2011

Alternatively, add the module Control.Deepseq to base without the array
and container instances (and nuke the deepseq package). Maybe it should
even be renamed to Control.NFData.

It'll have less than 200 lines.


Am 06.01.2011 18:06, schrieb Daniel Peebles:
> Same here. Is it really that big a deal to add deepseq to the boot
> libraries? It seems like GHC might eventually want to use some of its
> own parallelism constructs for compilation, and then deepseq could be
> required anyway?

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