[Haskell-cafe] Trouble compiling collections-0.3 (from Hackage)

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Sun Apr 27 16:31:40 EDT 2008

On Apr 27, 2008, at 12:16 , David F. Place wrote:

> Thanks for the tip.  I edited the collections.cabal file to add  
> "bytestring" to the Build-depends.  It also needed "containers" and  
> "array"!  The build gave streams of warnings and finally failed, so  
> I guess this library is not ready for use.

That's a red flag for a library that doesn't support the major  
library changes that happened with ghc 6.8.2.  (It will work with ghc  

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at kf8nh.com
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allbery at ece.cmu.edu
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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