[Haskell-cafe] Error building Edison 188.8.131.52
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Tue Oct 3 22:58:57 EDT 2006
Robert Dockins wrote:
> On Tuesday 03 October 2006 22:00, Lyle Kopnicky wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> I tried to build edison-184.108.40.206-sources with the command 'make system'
>> but got:
>> *** Exception: Line 10: Unknown field 'hs-source-dirs'
>> I am using GHC 6.4.1. Any idea how to fix this?
> You are probably using an older version of Cabal. You can either upgrade
> Cabal or, from the Edison README*:
> This version of edison builds correctly with Cabal version 1.1.4,
> which is shipped with GHC 6.4.2. To build on earlier versions,
> it should suffice to:
> in the .cabal files.
> The 'hs-source-dir' cabal directive was depreciated in 1.1.4, but perhaps I
> should have waited a bit longer to change it. OTOH, there isn't any good way
> to deal with the change in the undecidable instances flag, since it was
> outright changed. Grrrr..... *grumble* incompatible changes in minor
> releases *grumble*.
> (*) Further, grrrr... in the above, I've fixed several embarrasing typos in
> the text of the README.
Oh, OK, thanks! Well, now I'm running GHC 6.5.20060924, and getting the
error mentioned in my previous message.
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