[Haskell-cafe] Re: How does cabal determine version ranges in
djf at gmx.ch
Mon Nov 23 13:38:49 EST 2009
On Mon, 2009-11-23 at 09:50 -0200, Maurício CA wrote:
> > I recently started porting cabal-install to Freebsd. When
> > I looked at its dependencies on hackage, I noticed HTTP
> > (>=4000.0.2 && <4001). However the latest HTTP version on
> > hackage is 4000.0.8. That struck me as kinda odd. How can cabal
> > tell that it won't be compatible with HTTP version 4001?
> If it doesn't break dependencies, it won't be called http 4001,
> it will be called 4000.0.9 :)
I see. Thanks for the link. I wasn't aware of the versioning policy.
Just to clarify though, wouldn't the next higher major version by 4000.1
rather than 4001?
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