[arch-haskell] Could not find module Distribution.Simple

Adam Vogt vogt.adam at gmail.com
Sun Mar 28 10:18:44 EDT 2010

* On Sunday, March 28 2010, pete morris wrote:

>Hi all,
>Since the recent gmp/ghc upgrades in Arch, I get an error trying to build 
>haskell packages on i686. For example, haskell-binary:
>$ cd /var/abs/local/haskell-binary && makepkg
>    ...
>    ==> Starting build()...
>    Setup.hs:3:7:
>        Could not find module `Distribution.Simple':
>        Use -v to see a list of the files searched for.
>    ==> ERROR: Build Failed.
>        Aborting...
>Any thoughts on the missing module error?

It looks like the Cabal library is no longer correctly installed. It
should be provided by ghc though.

What's the output for ghc-pkg list?


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