[arch-haskell] Build error with lekash on archlinux when using cabal2arch

Mathew de Detrich deteego at gmail.com
Fri May 13 08:52:27 CEST 2011

Well I will forward this to the Leksah guys then

On Fri, May 13, 2011 at 4:49 PM, Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org>wrote:

> On Fri, May 13, 2011 at 04:16:39PM +1000, Mathew de Detrich wrote:
> > Oh no, I understood that perfectly. Technically speaking its an
> > issue with the cabal package file, although I have no idea if this
> > is something cabal package maintainers should be responsible for or
> > if this is a side effect of PKGBUILD supporting profiling
> Ah, good, English isn't my native tongue so I'm aware I sometimes
> express myself clumsily.
> <rant>
> IMNSHO the Leksah Cabal file clearly is the culprit here.  I
> personally think that Cabal files uploaded to Hackage shouldn't turn
> on anything like profiling, shared libs etc.  They should configure
> the bare minimum.  It should be left to packagers (e.g. ArchHaskell)
> to turn on stuff like profiling and shared libs if that's suitable.
> </rant>
> /M
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