Proposal: packages in GHC should have different versions from hackage if the packages differ

Johan Tibell johan.tibell at
Mon Oct 15 17:09:13 CEST 2012

On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 7:48 AM, Henning Thielemann
<lemming at> wrote:
> In my opinion the condition should be that if you publish a package on
> Hackage then there should not be a package with the same version but
> different content somewhere else. Thus I propose that package versions are
> increased immediately in the repository according to the PVP if something is
> changed. That's how I handle versioning for my private packages, too.

Sounds reasonable. This is a GHC internal matter in my opinion, as
they're not releasing these libraries under the non-working version

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