[Haskell-cafe] Error building Edison 188.8.131.52
robdockins at fastmail.fm
Wed Oct 4 07:51:35 EDT 2006
On Tuesday 03 October 2006 22:58, Lyle Kopnicky wrote:
> 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:
> > s/UndecidableInstances/AllowUndecidableInstances/
> > s/Hs-Source-Dirs:/Hs-Source-Dir:/
> > 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.
Whats the output of
> - Lyle
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