more binary dists Re: ANNOUNCE: GHC version 6.10.4

Simon Marlow marlowsd at
Fri Jul 24 08:54:30 EDT 2009

On 24/07/2009 13:48, Christian Maeder wrote:
> Simon Marlow wrote:
>>>> SDM: I don't have a ghc-mtl library.  Where does that come from?
>>> I see "ghc-mtl" for the first time, too.
>> It's probably in your user package DB, installed as a dependency of
>> something else.  The testsuite should be ignoring your user package DB;
>> I'll fix that.
> For some reason a ghc-mtl was built when compiling from source. Also
> haskeline-, terminfo and test is no package later on.

Oh, I see.  In the 6.10 branch, ghc-mtl is our internal copy of mtl, 
which breaks the tests that use the mtl package.

It's a bit late to do anything about this now, but maybe ghc-mtl should 
have been hidden by default, or something.


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