ghc-boot: Shared functionality between GHC and its boot libraries

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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 [faq] 8.0.1, 8.0.2, 8.2.1, 8.2.2, 8.4.1, 8.4.2, 8.4.3, 8.4.4, 8.6.1, 8.6.4, 8.6.5, 8.8.1, 8.8.3
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Dependencies base (>=4.11 && <4.14), binary (==0.8.*), bytestring (==0.10.*), directory (>=1.2 && <1.4), filepath (>=1.3 && <1.5), ghc-boot-th (==8.8.3) [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Revised Revision 1 made by HerbertValerioRiedel at 2020-05-04T21:08:22Z
Category GHC
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Source repo head: git clone
Uploaded by HerbertValerioRiedel at 2020-05-04T20:57:34Z
Distributions Arch:8.10.3, Fedora:8.8.4, LTSHaskell:8.6.5, NixOS:8.8.3, Stackage:8.6.5
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