[arch-haskell] ghc 7.4.1 in a temporary repo

Adrien Haxaire adrien at haxaire.org
Tue Feb 21 00:01:00 CET 2012

On 18/02/2012 23:51, Magnus Therning wrote:
> I'd recommend you fetch the latest changes I've made to the git repo.
> There's a new pkgrel of GHC itself (7.4.1-2) as well as some fixes to
> the patches.  Some extra instructions:
> - After creating all the PKGBUILDs it's necessary to adjust the
>   dependency on GHC (unless you modify `cblrepo` and build a new
>   version of it), e.g. by executing something like
>     for f in */PKGBUILD; do
>       sed -e 's/\(.*\)ghc=7\.4\.1-1\(.*\)/\1ghc=7.4.1-2\2/' -i $f
>     done
> - It's not possible to record dependencies on tools in Cabal files,
>   instead that is done in some of the patches.  Unfortunately this
>   means that `clbrepo` can't produce a build order that is 100%
>   guaranteed to work; a bit of manual tweaking of the ,,build-order
>   file may be necessary.  I think the only tools in question are
>   `alex`, `happy` and `gtk2hs-buildtools`.
> Good luck ;)
> /M

Et voilà!

I have pulled your changes to the patches then rebuilt all. I have
uploaded them at the same location.

I did not need to tweak the ,,build-order file.

By the way, what happens if I want to build it while being root (or
under a sudo bash)? I had to type in me password several times because I
did not dare try it being root. Do you have a trick to avoid typing it?


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