Announce: Yi

Jean-Philippe Bernardy bernardy at
Wed Oct 8 11:09:32 EDT 2008

... cabal issues on Yi install ...

On Wed, Oct 8, 2008 at 4:57 PM, Christian Maeder
<Christian.Maeder at> wrote:
> Yes, this started working until:
> Resolving dependencies...
> 'unix-compat-' is cached.
> Configuring unix-compat-
> Preprocessing library unix-compat-
> Building unix-compat-
> System/PosixCompat/Files.hsc:83:7:
>    Could not find module `System.Time':
>      it is a member of package old-time-, which is hidden
> cabal: Error: some packages failed to install:
> unix-compat- failed during the building phase. The exception was:
> exit: ExitFailure 1

I don't understand this: unix-compat depends on old-time
(if I trust,
so this should be made visible by cabal.

There might be an issue with pre-processing, but that's beyond my
cabal knowledge.

Maybe some cc'ed wizards can help :)

-- JP

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