simonmar at microsoft.com
Wed Sep 21 07:49:55 EDT 2005
On 21 September 2005 12:43, Ross Paterson wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 21, 2005 at 12:20:02PM +0100, Simon Marlow wrote:
>> On 20 September 2005 11:00, Ross Paterson wrote:
>>> All the hslibs packages except win32 and graphics were deprecated
>>> in 6.4, with a view to removing them from the next release.
>>> Can we have a massacre now?
>> Yes - except that I'm not sure of the status of the win32/x11/hgl
>> libraries. What's happening there?
> Cast (old -> new): win32 -> Win32, x11 -> X11, graphics -> HGL
> X11 works, as does HGL on X11. The graphics part of Win32 (and
> therefore HGL on Win32) doesn't work with GHC; a Windows expert will
> be required to fix it. The old x11 and graphics packages weren't
> being built with hslibs anyway.
I'd like to look at this, but I'm afraid it's going to be more than an
hour or so's work. Maybe we should advertise for a Windows expert?
> And then there's the fake dependency of Cabal on util.
What's the issue here, can someone remind me?
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