Changes between Version 10 and Version 11 of Status/Nov07


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Dec 4, 2007 2:32:06 PM (6 years ago)
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simonmar
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  • Status/Nov07

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    190190shipped with GHC. 
    191191 
    192 Increasingly, therefore, we are trying to un-couple GHC from big 
     192Increasingly, therefore, we are trying to decouple GHC from big 
    193193libraries.  We ship GHC with a set of "boot" libraries, without which 
    194194GHC will not function at all, and "extra" libraries, which just happen 
     
    200200that depended on 'base' now need to depend on other packages too; 
    201201see [http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Upgrading_packages upgrading packages] for details.  But 
    202 it's good pain, and matters should improve too as Cabal matures. We 
     202it's good pain, and matters should improve too as Cabal matures.  We have been exploring possibilities for [wkki:PackageCompatibility lessening the pain] in 6.10.  We 
    203203have also devised a 
    204204[http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Package_versioning_policy package versioning policy] 
    205 which will help future library upgrades. 
     205which will help future library upgrades.