Depsolver won't install some installable packages
darrinth at gmail.com
Mon Jun 16 09:31:40 EDT 2008
Is this buggy behavior?
setup: alex version >=2.0.1 && <3 is required but it could not be found.
cabal: Error: some packages failed to install:
yi-0.3 failed during the configure step. The exception was:
exit: ExitFailure 1
$ cabal install alex
[1 of 1] Compiling Main ( Setup.lhs, dist/setup/Main.o )
I observed similar behavior with happs depending on happy. I had to
issue an install command for happy and then happs-hsp-template
I would guess that what alex and happy have in common is that they are
indirect (second order?) dependencies of the user's specified package.
Pure speculation on my part.
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