Data.Map in 6.8.1
dons at galois.com
Sat Sep 29 16:03:39 EDT 2007
> Hello Serge,
> Saturday, September 29, 2007, 7:38:32 PM, you wrote:
> > Now, make configure
> > reports
> > runghc Setup.hs configure --ghc
> > --prefix=/home/mechvel/dm/1.06/dm/source/inst
> > Configuring dumatel-1.6...
> > In 6.6.1, the report of runhaskell looked better, it wrote on the
> > screen about ghc found in such and such place, and so on.
> > Where to see this new report in a more detail?
> while GHC developers sleeping/kissing/..., i will try to help you :)
> first, it's entirely Cabal-related stuff. Setup.hs just runs cabal
> routines. in previous Cabal versions, "setup configure" printed a large
> amount of info about various compiling tools found. it was
> disappointing for new users especially when Cabal printed what he
> doesn't found some rather odd tools (which actually not required to
> build modern software). it seems that Cabal developers accepted
> suggestions to disable this report by default. sorry, i don't know how
> to enable it again, but believe that there is some way to do it. you
> should inspect Cabal docs, may be "runghc Setup.hs configure --help"
> or "runghc Setup.hs --help" will help
runhaskell Setup.hs configure -v
will reenable verbose checking.
> > Dumatel/Prelude5.hs:28:17:
> > Could not find module `Data.Map':
> > it is a member of package containers-0.1, which is hidden
> > Should I change something in dm.cabal ?
> > For example, it contains the line
> > build-depends: base, haskell98
> add "containers" here :) in the 6.8, base lib was split to many
> smaller ones
> > Where are docs on ghc-6.8.1 (in particular, release notes) ?
> it is not yet released :)))
> but it's an chicken-and-egg problem and you, developers that try to
> ensure that 6.8 is ok with their problems, may ask Ian to prepare
> [premature version of release notes which will help to port programs.
> or we can start wiki page to help yourself, in hope that Ian will
> merge it contents in final release notes
how to port is already on a page:
once this is filled out, it could be in the release notes.
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