[arch-haskell] "Setup: Can't find transitive deps for haddock" with Leksah

Jonathan Lahav j.lahav at gmail.com
Tue Jun 28 12:15:55 CEST 2011

Just to let you know, I tried installing leksah through the AUR package and
through cabal and both failed for various reasons. I was months ago so I
don't remember what was the problem exactly. Manly dependencies. I gave up.

Did you manage to install it somehow?

On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 7:08 AM, Mathew de Detrich <deteego at gmail.com>wrote:

> Ok, so once again I have tried to compile/install leksah (
> http://hackage.haskell.org/package/leksah) with Haskell when using
> cabal2arch, and just after the package is 'built' (but not yet finalized) I
> get this error message
> Configuring leksah-
> Preprocessing library leksah-
> Preprocessing executables for leksah-
> Building leksah-
> Registering leksah-
> Linking dist/build/leksah/leksah ...
> Running Haddock for leksah-
> Preprocessing library leksah-
> Preprocessing executables for leksah-
> Setup: Can't find transitive deps for haddock
> Doing a google search, I found that this error has occurred in other
> places, but only in build log fails for hackagedb packages
> Note that the .cabal file for Leksah (incorrectly) has enable-shared one of
> the ghc build options, this needs to be removed for the package to build
> correctly (up until this error anyways); as well as the issue outlined below
>  (see
> http://answerpot.com/showthread.php?2552829-Build+error+with+lekash+on+archlinux+when+using+cabal2arch for
> more info). I have attached a correct PKGBUILD/.install file in this email
> There also seems to be another error with cabal2arch, that puts
> the dependency haskell-leksah within the actual haskell-leksah package (of
> the same version as well) inside the PKGBUILD. I just removed
> that dependency from PKGBUILD to build leksah
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