Proposal: add Data.Data instances for Foreign.C.Types

José Pedro Magalhães jpm at
Fri Jun 29 09:26:26 CEST 2012

Hi there,

On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 9:40 PM, Ryan Newton <rrnewton at> wrote:

> I recently was wanting to use SYB for an AST datatype which includes
> constants like CDouble/CFloat.  Currently Data.Data exports Int8...Int64
> and Word instances, but no instances for Foreign.C.Types:
> Is there any reason these instances should not be exported by Data.Data?

Probably just because no one needed them before. I'm fine with adding them,
if no one has anything against. Will you provide the patch?

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