bedandbreakfast needing a release

Adam Bergmark adam at
Wed Sep 10 19:08:15 UTC 2014

Whoops, missed that part!

If you want a new version to be uploaded see

Taking over a package takes some time, as it should. If you can't wait you
can inline the package into yours for the time being.

On Wed, Sep 10, 2014 at 8:56 PM, Reid Barton <rwbarton at> wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 10, 2014 at 2:20 PM, Mike Meyer <mwm at> wrote:
>> I've got a library that needed some simple matrix computation, so I added
>> the bedandbreakfast package. While my library builds fine on both 7.6 and
>> 7.8, the last released version of that package won't build on 7.8. However,
>> the current HUB was update a couple of weeks ago, and now builds on 7.8.
>> Is there some way to capture that information in a cabal file? That if
>> you're using GHC 7.8, you need bedandbreakfast >= 5.*, but for GHC7.6 you
>> can use bedandbreakfast >= 4.*?
> While you can do this, there's really no reason to. All your package
> depends on is any version of bedandbreakfast that the user can install.
> cabal will prefer to install newer versions of packages over older ones, so
> I don't think there's any situation in which adding this information to
> your cabal file would allow your package to install when it otherwise
> wouldn't.
> Your real problem, as you note, is just that bedandbreakfast 5 is not
> available on hackage.
> Regards,
> Reid Barton
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