ndmitchell at gmail.com
Wed Mar 5 03:41:02 EST 2008
> Both errors are a consequence of the fact that we do not know what
> packages are installed for hugs. It is printing all the packages that it
> thinks are missing, that is... none.
For cabal-install, I can accept this. But from what you are saying
cabal seems to have recently become broken so that it just won't work
with Hugs at all? That is a real shame.
> For a future hugs release it would be enormously helpful if it would
> include the InstalledPackageInfo files for all the bundled packages and
> if there was a way of discovering what directory to look in to find
> these packages. Then we could build a proper index of the installed
> packages as we do for ghc. Also we need a hugs --version flag so Cabal
> can actually figure out the hugs version so it knows whether it supports
> an installed package database. Currently hugs is almost unversioned
> (check System.Info.compilerVersion).
File suffient bugs (http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/hugs) and
hopefully they will get fixed.
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