patch applied (cabal): "Fix the GHC HEAD build: Don't use deprecated catch function"
igloo at earth.li
Mon May 23 19:52:29 CEST 2011
On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 03:54:24PM +0100, Ross Paterson wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 27, 2011 at 02:02:25PM +0100, Ian Lynagh wrote:
> > On Wed, Apr 27, 2011 at 01:16:12PM +0100, Duncan Coutts wrote:
> > >
> > > The generated paths module has to compile with the target
> > > compiler, including older ghc
> > Why? People who really are stuck with GHC 6.8 already have a Cabal that
> > works with it. They're going to be stuck if they want to use anything
> > that requires base 4, or if they want to build a recent GHC, etc,
> > though.
> The version of GHC on abbot is 6.8.2, so this can't be used by the
> hackage scripts.
We have /srv/local/ghc-6.12.3/bin/ghc on abbot, but really we should be
upgrading to the new Debian stable release anyway.
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