Advance notice that I'd like to make Cabal depend on parsec

Henning Thielemann lemming at
Sun Mar 17 21:04:58 CET 2013

On Sun, 17 Mar 2013, Ian Lynagh wrote:

> I think it would be feasible to stop GHC itself from using the human
> readable format. The only place I can think of it being used is in the
> package database, but we could use either Read/Show for that, or just
> exclusively use the binary format.

I already needed the human readable format in order to check what 
information a custom configure file generated.

More information about the Libraries mailing list