[Haskell] Re: ANNOUNCE: GHC version 6.10.2

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Thu Apr 2 05:42:50 EDT 2009

On Thu, 2009-04-02 at 13:47 +0900, Benjamin L.Russell wrote:
> On Wed, 1 Apr 2009 18:48:13 -0700, Lyle Kopnicky <lists at qseep.net>
> wrote:
> >Great! But what happened to the time package? It was in 6.10.1. Has it been
> >intentionally excluded from 6.10.2?

Yes, the maintainer of the time package asked for it to be removed:

>         Can I remove the time package from the GHC build process? I
>         want to update it but I don't want to deal with GHC's
>         autotools stuff or break the GHC build.

> Then I should probably hold off on installing the new version for now.
> Any estimate on when this problem will be fixed?

The time package will be part of the first platform release (assuming we
get enough volunteers to do the platform release!)

In the mean time you can just:

$ cabal install time


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