The ghc-boot package

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This library is shared between GHC, ghc-pkg, and other boot libraries.

A note about GHC.PackageDb: it only deals with the subset of the package database that the compiler cares about: modules paths etc and not package metadata like description, authors etc. It is thus not a library interface to ghc-pkg and is not suitable for modifying GHC package databases.

The package database format and this library are constructed in such a way that while ghc-pkg depends on Cabal, the GHC library and program do not have to depend on Cabal.


Versions 8.0.1, 8.0.2, 8.2.1, 8.2.2, 8.4.1
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Dependencies base (>=4.8 && <4.12), binary (==0.8.*), bytestring (==0.10.*), directory (>=1.2 && <1.4), filepath (>=1.3 && <1.5), ghc-boot-th (==8.4.1) [details]
License BSD3
Category GHC
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Uploaded Fri Mar 9 18:37:26 UTC 2018 by HerbertValerioRiedel
Distributions Arch:8.2.2, LTSHaskell:8.2.2, NixOS:8.4.1, Stackage:8.4.1
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