cabal sdist trouble with GHC from head

Sven Panne svenpanne at
Thu Oct 30 20:30:18 UTC 2014

2014-10-30 17:20 GMT+01:00 Austin Seipp <austin at>:
> [...] So this just means that Cabal isn't necessarily *future compatible*
> with future GHCs - they may change the package format, etc. But it is
> backwards compatible with existing ones.

OK, that's good to know. To be sure, I've just tested Cabal head + GHC
7.8.3, and it works. But as I've mentioned already, there seems to be
*no* Cabal version which works with GHC head: Is this
known to the Cabal people?

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