testing cabal-install-0.25.2 with ghc-7.6.1

Johan Tibell johan.tibell at gmail.com
Mon Sep 17 15:06:39 CEST 2012

On Sat, Sep 15, 2012 at 4:35 AM, Mikhail Glushenkov
<the.dead.shall.rise at gmail.com> wrote:
> Jens Petersen <juhp <at> community.haskell.org> writes:
>> Hi,
>> I managed to build cabal-install-0.25.2 (from the cabal-1.16 branch)
>> with ghc-7.6.1 Cabal.
>> However the use of viewAsFieldDescr in
>> cabal-install/Distribution/Client/Config.hs
>> causes problems due to the:
>>   error "Command.optionToFieldDescr: feature not implemented"
> Can it be so that ghc-7.6.1 ships with an older snapshot of Cabal-1.16?
> Try building cabal-install using revision
> e7e7ce1029707a67d26e6dc29de11141734898e3

If that's the case then that's really bad. GHC should not ship with
random snapshot of branches.

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