simonmarhaskell at gmail.com
Mon Oct 8 07:45:37 EDT 2007
Don Stewart wrote:
>>> In bytestring package, Data.Char8 doesn't even get past the parser.
>>> What's going on with bytestring?
>> Looks like the last patch added a ',' to the end of a line, which was
>> silently accepted by 6.6.1 which Duncan uses, but failed with the head
>> (which I use).
>> Patch applied.
> Raises an interesting issue that library maintainers need to check
> against 2 or 3 different ghc versions for each patch. Hmm.
We don't want to impose such a burdensome regime - the rule is, if you've
run validate then you're off the hook. For the Cabal folks we've even
forked Cabal so that the developers don't have to validate at all, and we
could consider doing that for other libraries too.
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