[Haskell-cafe] Compatible problem with GHC 6.10.1

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Tue Dec 2 02:19:59 EST 2008

On 2008 Dec 2, at 1:50, Andy Stewart wrote:
> BTW, i want to know the details compatible problem between 6.8 with  
> 6.10?
> Is most libraries have compatible with GHC 6.10.1?

The compatibility issue is mainly that GHC 6.10 ships with base-4.0,  
which as with past major revisions is not compatible with earlier  
major versions.  There are some tricks that can be used to make cabal- 
based packages use the compatibility base-3 package included; see the  
wiki page http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Upgrading_packages for  

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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