[Haskell-cafe] library version problem
byorgey at gmail.com
Sat Apr 12 10:17:26 EDT 2008
On Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 4:45 PM, Galchin, Vasili <vigalchin at gmail.com>
> Right I am just trying to rebuild the unix package. No matter what version
> is present in the unix.cabal file,
> runhaskell Setup.hs configure
> produces an error concerning unix-188.8.131.52
Have you tried doing a 'runhaskell Setup.hs clean' first? You should also
try unregistering the unix-2.3 package (ghc-pkg unregister unix-184.108.40.206).
> Starting to get really frustrated over this. I just want to build a Unix
> package test case .. and now I can't even build the unix package itself.
> ghc-pkg seems to be at the center of this problem because the problem
> seems to have to deal with the package database.
> 1) On Linux(Ubuntu) where is the package database?
The global package database should be somewhere like
on my system it is in /usr/local/lib/ghc-6.8.2/package.conf.
The local (user) package database is in something like
> 2) If ghc-pkg is indeed a Haskell program, how can I get the source to
> better understand the problem I am encountering on my own?
It is part of the ghc source, in utils/ghc-pkg.
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