Re: transformers vs. mtl
On Sat, 2010-03-06 at 08:28 +1100, Erik de Castro Lopo wrote:
> > I mailed upstream privately (I'll quote him as soon as he agrees) and he
> > answered saying transformers was better, in general, than mtl. He also
> > pointed out that the problem with ghci is a matter of using the proper
> > command line option (-hide-package) to hide the package one does not
> > want to use. There's no problem with ghc either, because one has to use
> > -package to choose either.
> Is it possible to make the transformers package hidden by default?
ghc-pkg hide transformers
> If so, packages built using cabal will still find it and user code
> can still use transformers by doing -package transformers.
> > m3g4 also thinks so, as he pointed out on IRC.
> m3ga is me :-).
Good to know.
> > I intend to ITP and package transformers tomorrow, unless anyone offers
> > good reason not to.
> Please investigate the possibility of hiding transformers by default.
> This may require some hacking around in haskell-devscripts.
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