ANNOUNCE: GHC version 6.0

Sven Panne
Sat, 31 May 2003 15:27:42 +0200

Malcolm Wallace wrote:
 > There is a strange error message in ghc-pkg-6.0, viz.
 >     $ ghc-pkg-6.0 --list-packages
 >     option `--list-packages' is ambiguous; could be one of:
 >       -l  --list-packages        List packages in all config files
 >       -L  --list-packages-local  List packages in the specified config file
 > Hmm.  Perhaps you should rename the long form of -L to --list-local-packages.

Just a small note: This was a buglet in System.Console.GetOpt.getOpt,
which has been fixed since GHC 5.04.3. Consequently this does not
happen if you use a GHC >= 5.04.3 for compiling GHC 6.0. But to be on
the safe side, SimonM has renamed the option, anyway...