[arch-haskell] How to currently install haskell packages?

Jonathan Lahav j.lahav at gmail.com
Sat Oct 12 07:40:00 UTC 2013

When you wrote "or add it to ArchHaskell" I though "oh, really? can I do

So I tried.

First step was to install cabal2arch from [Haskell], then I did "cabal
update && cabal fetch download" and extracted the tar.gz.
I ran cabal2arch on the .cabal file, this produced a PKGBUILD and .install
Next, I tried makepkg -s and there I got stuck.

haskell-download (trying to build it) depends on haskell-xml (from
[Haskell]) which defends on haskell-text (from extra). When trying to
install haskell-text from extra I get:

warning: cannot resolve "haskell-deepseq=", a dependency of

Did I do anything wrong? Is it a bug? Should I try  installing later?

On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 3:30 PM, Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 14:05, Jonathan Lahav <j.lahav at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi.
> > I know about the migration to the new ghc.
> > I need a package from AUR, haskell-download which is out of date and
> orphan.
> > Should I install it with cabal?
> > I'm still confused about pacman and cabal working together.
> You can either install it with cabal, or add it to ArchHaskell[1].
> /M
> [1]: https://github.com/archhaskell/habs
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