[arch-haskell] Installing ghc 6.12

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Sat Jan 16 06:54:40 EST 2010

On Sat, Jan 16, 2010 at 11:37 AM, Tasha Buckley
<etherealgoddess at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 16, 2010 at 5:29 AM, Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org> wrote:
>> Well, what I've seen so far in [extra] on x86-64 hasn't impressed at
>> all.  Having to do without stuff like mtl is a bit crippling.
> As for this particular point, you'll be happy to know that Vesa did
> indeed push mtl to extra (it was an oversight.)

Excellent.  I'm also raising bugs on other packages as I bump into
them (like haskell-network missing a dependency on haskell-parsec).

> I do sympathize. I've mainly been rewriting PKGBUILDs and fixing a few
> source files to get things working again until the Hackage maintainers
> provide 6.12 compatible packages.

Yes, it will require a bit of work to get stuff fixed for 6.12, I was
just really hoping that I would be able to easily get to the point
where I can start checking my own code for compatibility... but I
guess I was a bit too hopeful.  ;-)


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