[arch-haskell] cabal2arch and clutter

Adam Vogt vogt.adam at gmail.com
Sat Oct 12 07:35:51 UTC 2013

* On Tuesday, January 19 2010, Xyne wrote:

>I have tried to install haskell-parsec from [extra] but this in turn
>complained about missing (haskell-)mtl, which I then also installed.
>After this I tried to build haskell-csv again but that failed with the
>same error as above. At that point I gave up as I didn't have the time
>to fiddle with a series of broken PKGBUILDs or try to figure out what
>the exact problem is. I realize that it may be something painfully
>obvious and simple, but I am not familiar with building haskell
>packages yet and simply did not have the time to investigate further.

You could fall back to using cabal-install to get cabal2arch, which will
chase all those dependencies. However there are a couple changes needed
to build cabal2arch with ghc-6.12 (to use cabal-1.8).

Attached is a darcs patch which fixes the compile errors with ghc-6.12,
but maybe it will be applied sometime soon.

$ darcs get http://code.haskell.org/~dons/code/cabal2arch
$ cd cabal2arch
$ darcs apply path/to/patch.dpatch
$ cabal install

Then hopefully you can use cabal2arch as planned?

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Tue Jan 19 13:54:56 EST 2010  Adam Vogt <vogt.adam at gmail.com>
  * Compatibility with cabal 1.8 (ghc-6.12)

New patches:

[Compatibility with cabal 1.8 (ghc-6.12)
Adam Vogt <vogt.adam at gmail.com>**20100119185456
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] {
hunk ./Main.hs 106
    -- Create a package description with all configurations resolved.
    let e_finalcabalsrc = finalizePackageDescription
-        (Nothing :: Maybe (PackageIndex PackageIdentifier))
-        buildOS -- linux/x86_64
-        X86_64
+        (const True)  -- could check against prefered pkgs....
+        (Platform X86_64 buildOS) -- linux/x86_64
         (CompilerId GHC (Version [6,10,3] []))
         -- now constrain it to solve in the context of a modern ghc only
hunk ./Main.hs 541
     , arch_license =
         ArchList . return $
             case license cabal of
-                GPL  -> GPL
-                LGPL -> LGPL
+                x at GPL {} -> x
+                x at LGPL {} -> x
                 l    -> UnknownLicense ("custom:"++ show l)
     -- All Hackage packages depend on GHC at build time
hunk ./Main.hs 593
          ["runhaskell Setup copy --destdir=${pkgdir} || return 1"]
-         (if not (null (licenseFile cabal)) && license cabal `notElem` [GPL,LGPL]
+         (if not (null (licenseFile cabal)) && (case license cabal of GPL {} -> False; LGPL {} -> False; _ -> True)
               [ "install -D -m644 " ++ licenseFile cabal ++ " ${pkgdir}/usr/share/licenses/$pkgname/LICENSE || return 1"
               , "rm -f ${pkgdir}/usr/share/doc/${pkgname}/LICENSE"
hunk ./cabal2arch.cabal 25
-        Cabal   > 1.6,
+        Cabal   > 1.8,
         pureMD5 >= 0.2.1,
         archlinux > 0.1


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