[Haskell-cafe] cabal-install 0.6.2 does not bootstrap with ghc-6.10.1 debian distribution

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Sun Mar 8 07:18:03 EDT 2009

On Sat, 2009-03-07 at 17:51 -0800, Ahn, Ki Yung wrote:
> Dear Haskellers and especially who are working on cabal-install
> and debian packaging,
> I sometimes clean up .ghc and .cabal in my home directory to start from
> scratch because of dependency loopholes (cabal-install does not have
> remove option yet, so it's hard to fix when such loophole happens).
> Today, I had some time in the airport and decided to start from scratch
> again because of the dependency loophole with process and
> haddock.  I downloaded the most recent version of cabal-install the
> version 0.6.2, and found out that the ./bootstrap.sh does not work.

If you could provide any details on how it does not work that would be
much appreciated. Eg a log of the output from running the bootstrap.


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