qualified imports, PVP and so on

Daniel Trstenjak daniel.trstenjak at gmail.com
Wed Feb 26 14:04:35 UTC 2014

On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 03:18:45PM +0200, Michael Snoyman wrote:
> Even with that flag, we'd still have a bit of a problem. It would be nice if
> cabal could ignore an upper bound on template-haskell, but respect an upper
> bound on some other package that *can* be installed with a newer GHC. Perhaps
> adding that flexibility to cabal would be possible.

I think that's a call for soft bounds (known to work with) and hard
bounds (known to not work with) and the flag '--allow-newer' would be
only allowed to overwrite the soft bounds.


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