cabal-install-1.18 on GHC-6.12
johan.tibell at gmail.com
Mon Oct 28 08:31:49 UTC 2013
On Sun, Oct 27, 2013 at 4:58 PM, Mikhail Glushenkov <
the.dead.shall.rise at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 27, 2013 at 9:50 PM, Henning Thielemann
> <lemming at henning-thielemann.de> wrote:
> > I am trying to compile cabal-install-188.8.131.52 on GHC-6.12.1. It aborts
> > with:
> > ...
> > [12 of 73] Compiling Distribution.Client.Compat.Semaphore (
> > Distribution/Client/Compat/Semaphore.hs,
> > dist/build/cabal/cabal-tmp/Distribution/Client/Compat/Semaphore.o )
> > Distribution/Client/Compat/Semaphore.hs:12:26:
> > Module `Control.Exception' does not export `mask_'
> > That is, you must either narrow the dependency on 'base' or avoid
> Looks like this commit is the problem:
> Johan, was it you who cherry-picked it from master? Wasn't 1.18
> supposed to still support 6.12?
This is my fault. I don't know if it's worth another Cabal release to fix
it though. 6.12 is more than 3 years old now.
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