Does hjs depend on regex-base ?

Ian Lynagh igloo at
Mon Jul 9 04:43:48 EDT 2007

On Mon, Jul 09, 2007 at 08:21:53AM +0200, Marc Weber wrote:
> hjs -> regex-compat -> regex-base
> ghc-6.6.1: unknown package: regex-base-0.91 (dependency of regex-compat-0.90)
> Preprocessing executables for hjs-0.2...
> Obviously you can't compile regex-compat without regex-base.
> Thus you can/should assume that you have also regex-base installed if you find
> regex-compat, right? Is this intentionally?

Yes; in order to install a package you also need to install its
dependencies (which Cabal, confusingly, calls "build-depends").


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