Installing syb(-0.1.03) package in head version of Haskell

Ross Paterson ross at
Tue Feb 23 11:12:21 EST 2010

On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 03:05:56PM -0000, Bayley, Alistair wrote:
> Just a wild guess, but the package description has this non-ascii text:
> author:                 Ralf Lämmel, Simon Peyton Jones
> It could well be Latin-1 encoded, rather than UTF8.

No, syb- is UTF-8-encoded (conforming to the Cabal docs).

> Try editing the author field to this:
> author:                 Ralf Laemmel, Simon Peyton Jones
> and rebuilding/installing.

If it's a ghc-pkg problem, that might work.

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