[Haskell-cafe] Re: circular dependencies in cabal

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Mon Feb 2 20:34:34 EST 2009

On Tue, 2009-02-03 at 02:11 +0100, Achim Schneider wrote:
> Duncan Coutts <duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk> wrote:
> > That is probably how people are getting into this mess. Using upgrade
> > is not necessarily such a good idea. It does not distinguish between
> > the interesting packages you might want to upgrade and the core
> > packages that your probably do not want to touch.
> >
> There's no need to use cabal upgrade to get into this kind of mess, I
> successfully pulled conflicting cabal versions just by using cabal
> install.

Indeed, it's just easier to shoot yourself in the foot using upgrade.

Would anyone object if I disable the upgrade command in the next version
and not re-enable it until it works?


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