The packdeps package

[Tags:bsd3, library, program]

This provides a library and command line tool for checking if the upper bounds in your package's dependency list excludes the newest package available. The code was originally available only as a web interface at, but is now available for standalone use as well.

The command line tool has an incredibly simple interface: simply pass it a list of cabal files, and it will tell you what dependencies- if any- are restricted.

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Versions 0.0.0, 0.0.1,, 0.0.3,, 0.2.0, 0.3.0,,,,, 0.4.1, 0.4.2,, 0.4.3, 0.4.4
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Dependencies base (>=4.6 && <5), bytestring (>=0.9), Cabal (==2.0.*), containers (>=0.2), directory (>=1.0), filepath (>=1.1), optparse-applicative (==0.14.*), packdeps, process, semigroups, split (>=, tar (>=0.4 && <0.6), text (>=0.7), time (>=1.1.4) [details]
License BSD3
Author Michael Snoyman <>
Maintainer Michael Snoyman <>
Category Distribution
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Source repository head: git clone git://
Uploaded Mon Jul 24 08:17:27 UTC 2017 by MichaelSnoyman
Distributions LTSHaskell:0.4.3, NixOS:0.4.4, Stackage:0.4.4, Tumbleweed:0.4.3
Downloads 5389 total (96 in the last 30 days)
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Status Docs available [build log]
Last success reported on 2017-07-24 [all 1 reports]
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Readme for packdeps

Readme for packdeps-0.4.4


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Check the upper bounds on a package to determine if there are newer versions of dependencies.