ANNOUNCE: GHC 7.8.1 Release Candidate 1

Karel Gardas karel.gardas at
Wed Feb 5 22:38:39 UTC 2014

On 02/ 5/14 03:56 PM, Joachim Breitner wrote:
> Hi,
> Am Mittwoch, den 05.02.2014, 15:53 +0100 schrieb Karel Gardas:
>> Tried, on my ubuntu 12.04.02, but it fails miserably. Modern GHC
>> requires alex 3.1 and cabal alex fails with (due to QuickCheck template
>> haskell dependency):
>> $ cabal install alex
> have you tried --disable-tests?

Do you mean:

$ cabal install alex --disable-tests

no, but tried now and the result is still the same:

cabal: Error: some packages failed to install:
QuickCheck-2.6 failed during the building phase. The exception was:
ExitFailure 1
alex-3.1.3 depends on QuickCheck-2.6 which failed to install.
karel at panda:~$

Thanks for any idea how to fix that!


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