[Haskell-cafe] ANN: Bugfixes for regex-posix and regex-pcre ByteString use

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Wed Mar 7 08:36:31 EST 2007

On Mar 7, 2007, at 7:02 , Thomas Hartman wrote:

> I'm having trouble building regex-pcre from
> http://darcs.haskell.org/packages/regex-unstable/regex-pcre/
> thartman at linodewhyou:~/haskellInstalls/regex-pcre$ ghc --version
> The Glorious Glasgow Haskell Compilation System, version 6.6
> First (after darcs pulling) it complained
> thartman at linodewhyou:~/haskellInstalls/regex-pcre$ sudo runghc
> Setup.hs configure
> Configuring regex-pcre-0.81...
> .....
> Setup.hs: cannot satisfy dependency fps>=0.7

The Cabal file is for ghc 6.4; in ghc 6.6 fps is part of base.

ghc-pkg unregister fps-0.8

edit the Cabal file and remove the fps dependency

rebuild regex-pcre

brandon s. allbery    [linux,solaris,freebsd,perl]     allbery at kf8nh.com
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electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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