Changes between Version 8 and Version 9 of Commentary/Packages/PackageReorg


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    12= Package Reorg =
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    4041   Core Packages.
    4142
    42 == What is in the Core Packages? ==
     43=== What is in the Core Packages? ===
    4344
    4445The Core Packages are installed with every conforming Haskell implementation.
     
    6263Bulat: i think that all regex packages should be included and of course libs that helps testing. overall, it should be any general-purpose lib that porters accept (emlarging these sets makes users live easier, and porters live harder)
    6364
    64 == The base package ==
     65=== The base package ===
    6566
    6667The base package is a bit special
     
    9596Bulat: my ArrayRef library contains portable implementation of arrays. there is only thin ghc/hugs-specific layer which should be provided by ghcbase/hugsbase libs. except for MPTC problem (IArray/MArray classes has multiple parameters), this library should be easily portable to any other haskell compiler
    9697
    97 == Other packages ==
     98=== Other packages ===
    9899
    99100Other non-core packages would probably have their own existence.  That
     
    127128together into the testsuite repository.
    128129
    129 == Notes about GHC ==
     130
     131== Implementation-specific notes ==
     132=== Notes about GHC ===
    130133
    131134Currently GHC installs a set of packages by default: base, stm,
     
    170173itself, so we'll make it a GHC Boot Package.)
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    172 == Notes about Hugs ==
     175=== Notes about Hugs ===
    173176
    174177Recent distributions of Hugs come in two sizes, jumbo and minimal.