[Haskell-cafe] How to use lib compat-base3 in ghc 6.10?

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Wed Oct 29 16:09:21 EDT 2008

> Hi,
>    Xmonad needs Data.Generics from base3. And I found out that there is 
> a "compat-base3" in ghc 6.10, which has Data.Generics.
>    But `ghc -v` reports that base- is hidden. So I wonder how 
> could I compile Xmonad with ghc 6.10?

Upgrade to cabal-install 0.6 and cabal 1.6, then,

    cabal install xmonad

    runhaskell Setup.hs configure --constraint='base<4'

-- Don

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