planning for ghc-6.10.1 and hackage
duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Fri Oct 3 12:56:00 EDT 2008
On Fri, 2008-10-03 at 12:53 -0400, Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH wrote:
> > If we see a dependency like "base >= 3" with no upper limit, we
> > should satisfy it with base-3 in preference to base-4, on the
> > grounds that the package is much more likely to build with base-3.
> > This seems to be a solution that works without any magic shims or
> > "preference files" or anything else.
> Choose the lowest available version that satisfies all of the
Unfortunately this is the opposite of people normal (mostly reasonable)
expectations. Perhaps you mean the highest revision of the lowest major
version. Again this requires giving a semantics to the version numbers,
which is just what the versioning policy does (for packages that have
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