Proposal: Stop enforcing single-writer-multi-reader file access

Antoine Latter aslatter at
Thu Oct 27 18:14:05 CEST 2011

On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 11:09 AM, Bas van Dijk <v.dijk.bas at> wrote:

> Right and to be clear, I'm totally fine with it.
> It does create the situation that once this change gets released in a
> new base package, the haskell2010 package will loose Haskell 2010
> compatibility because it depends on base for its IO functions. We
> could then of course add custom IO functions to haskell2010 that are
> compatible with Haskell 2010. However I think it's best to just
> quickly change the Haskell 2010 report and have a short period where
> the haskell2010 package is incompatible with Haskell 2010.
> Bas

Wouldn't the Haskell2010 report remain unchanged by this? I imagine
this would be incorporated into Haskell2012, or whatever the next
revision is going to be.


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