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 8.0.1, 8.0.2, 8.2.1, 8.2.2, 8.4.1, 8.4.2, 8.4.3, 8.6.1
Change log changelog.md
Dependencies base (>=4.10 && <4.13), binary (==0.8.*), bytestring (==0.10.*), directory (>=1.2 && <1.4), filepath (>=1.3 && <1.5), ghc-boot-th (==8.6.1) [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Author
Maintainer ghc-devs@haskell.org
Category GHC
Bug tracker https://ghc.haskell.org/trac/ghc/newticket
Source repo head: git clone http://git.haskell.org/ghc.git(libraries/ghc-boot)
Uploaded by HerbertValerioRiedel at Sat Sep 22 18:52:27 UTC 2018
Distributions Arch:8.6.2, LTSHaskell:8.4.4, NixOS:8.6.1, Stackage:8.6.2
Downloads 2192 total (65 in the last 30 days)
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Status Docs available [build log]
Last success reported on 2018-09-22 [all 1 reports]
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