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

Ferenc Wagner wferi at tba.elte.hu
Wed May 4 06:18:18 EDT 2005

"Simon Marlow" <simonmar at microsoft.com> writes:

> Comment By: Ferenc Wágner (wferi)
>> 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.

I see.  But why did hugsOptions remain, then?

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