Changes between Version 3 and Version 4 of Commentary/Packages/PackageReorg


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Nov 24, 2006 11:46:59 AM (9 years ago)
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    v3 v4  
    152152(Note: a few other packages are used by tests in GHC's test suite, 
    153153currently: `mtl`, `QuickCheck`.  We should probably eliminate the mtl 
    154 depedency; but `QuickCheck` is used as part of the test infrastructure 
     154dependency; but `QuickCheck` is used as part of the test infrastructure 
    155155itself, so we'll make it a GHC Boot Package.) 
     156 
     157== Notes about Hugs == 
     158 
     159Recent distributions of Hugs come in two sizes, jumbo and minimal. 
     160Minimal distributions include only the packages `base`, `haskell98` and `Cabal`. 
     161(Hugs includes another package `hugsbase` containing interfaces to Hugs primitives.) 
     162The requirements for this set are to 
     163 * run Haskell 98 programs 
     164 * allow packages to be added and upgraded using Cabal 
     165(Currently `cpphs` is a Haskell 98 program, so the latter implies the former.) 
     166 
     167It should be possible to upgrade even the core packages using Cabal.