Cabal dependency extrema testing

Henning Thielemann lemming at
Tue Jun 11 23:30:29 CEST 2013

On Tue, 11 Jun 2013, Bram Neijt wrote:

> I think it would be interesting to test build a package with the
> "latest" and "oldest" allowed dependencies, to see if the dependency
> boundaries hold. For example, build the text[1] package with version
> 0.2 of test-framework-hunit (oldest allowed according to .cabal file)
> to see if that is still works.

Another nice test would be, whether the package can actually be compiled 
with all compiler versions that are listed in Tested-With.

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