[Haskell-cafe] compiling haskell-src-exts in 6.10

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Tue Nov 11 13:34:08 EST 2008

On 2008 Nov 11, at 7:20, Hugo Pacheco wrote:
> When installing package haskell-src-exts via cabal install, I get  
> the error
> Language/Haskell/Exts/Syntax.hs:102:7:
>     Could not find module `Data.Data':
>       it is a member of package base, which is hidden
> However, when manually installing
> runhaskell Setup.hs configure/build/install
> It works fine
> Somehow package base is not available in cabal.. don't know why.

I think what this really means is that "cabal install" is using base-3  
whereas direct installation is using base-4, or vice versa.  dcoutts  
or the haskell-src-exts maintainer would have to tell you what to do  
about it though.

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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