Hackage complains about data-dir

Neil Mitchell ndmitchell at gmail.com
Wed Aug 27 05:02:48 EDT 2008


>> 400 Error in upload
>> hoogle- Unknown fields: data-dir (line 19)
>> Fields allowed in this section:
>>     name, version, cabal-version, build-type, license, license-file,
>>     copyright, maintainer, build-depends, stability, homepage,
>>     package-url, synopsis, description, category, author, tested-with,
>>     data-files, extra-source-files, extra-tmp-files
> I think Cabal is right. Both 1.4 and HEAD parse hoogle.cabal without
> complaint. I suspect that the fix is to recompile the hackage scripts
> against a more recent Cabal version (ideally the latest stable 1.4.x
> release).

With the current situation I have just uploaded Hoogle, which worked,
even thought I couldn't check the package.

The Hoogle package displays fine:

But now the main page seems to be down:
http://hackage.haskell.org/packages/archive/pkg-list.html - is that my



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