Any Debian Etch packages for GHC 6.8.2?

Ian Lynagh igloo at
Fri Jan 11 08:52:02 EST 2008

On Tue, Jan 08, 2008 at 11:23:59AM +0100, Wagner Ferenc wrote:
> "Ravi Nanavati" <ravi at> writes:
> > Well... I built some (not all) of the 6.8.2-related packages in
> > Haskell Unsafe on etch.
> Ian uploaded 6.8.2 the day before
> yesterday...  Maybe when he's finished with this work, a rebuild on
> Etch won't be too difficult.

I do plan to do this at some point, but it's not imminent I'm afraid.

> > I wonder if libghc6 libraries shouldn't depend on the
> > particular version of ghc they were compiled with (so they
> > automatically go if you change ghc versions).

They should, e.g.

$ dpkg -s libghc6-mtl-dev | grep Dep
Depends: ghc6 (>= 6.8.2), ghc6 (<< 6.8.2+), libghc6-base-dev

If any don't, please let us know!


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