Pin a package?
shachaf at gmail.com
Sat Jan 12 20:45:44 CET 2013
On Sat, Jan 12, 2013 at 11:25 AM, Stephen Paul Weber
<singpolyma at singpolyma.net> wrote:
> Is there a way to tell cabal to refuse to upgrade a package? I'd like to
> pin my `bytestring` to the version that shipped with my GHC.
> I just had a weird experience. When I try to `cabal install iconv` (with my
> settings) it tried to downgrade my `bytestring`, when I download and do the
> configure+build by hand, it works, but when I try to install the local
> version it again begins to try to downgrade my bytestring. If I just
> `register --inplace` it works fine. Wut?
You can put "constraint: bytestring == version" in ~/.cabal/config.
Alternatively you can run one `cabal install --constraint "bytestring
== version"` command.
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