[ ghc-Bugs-1188785 ] panic! ... forkM Declaration for tables{v}

Simon Marlow simonmar at microsoft.com
Wed May 4 04:58:54 EDT 2005

On 03 May 2005 17:20, SourceForge.net wrote:

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> Comment By: Ferenc Wágner (wferi)
> Date: 2005-05-03 18:19
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> Just to make sure: the "Could not find module
> `HTMLMonadBase'..." is entirely reasonable (and my
> package.conf is crap), it's the "ghc: panic!" I found worrying.

Yes, we plan to fix the panic and emit a more helpful message.

> Anyway.  Let me drift off topic: why no ghcOptions field in
> package.conf?  I'd perhaps try porting Wash if it were
> present...

The ability to specify extra GHC options in a package was a misfeature that we removed.  It isn't reasonable for a package to be able to change the global GHC behaviour.


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