[Haskell-cafe] I do not want to be a bitch, but ghc-6.8.3 and haskell binary policy are really horrible.

Thomas Schilling nominolo at googlemail.com
Tue Oct 14 05:12:53 EDT 2008

It would be helpful if you could describe exactly what you did so we
can work on improving the issue in the long term (and help you fix it
in the short term).

2008/10/14 Magicloud <magicloud.magiclouds at gmail.com>:
> 1. I cannot install ghc-6.8.3 in my box until I found the old runable
> binary.
> 2. After I installed cabal, and upgraded, ghc-6.8.3 cannot rebuild itself.
> Because its libraries are conflict with the ones upgraded by cabal.
> 3. Sometimes, ghc just ignore some libs, because it does not meet its
> dependencies. Well, ghc does not even tell me. It knows what I want?
> 4. I use cabal, thinking it would make dependencies installation easier for
> me. Well it does not, once an error happened, nothing would work since. I
> cannot even remove the broken lib.
> 5. No more needed. The above ones, which are important enough to drive me
> crazy.
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