[Haskell-cafe] Hint & Cabal Install weirdness.
jfredett at gmail.com
Mon Mar 2 00:27:32 EST 2009
Unregistering and then reinstalling the packages it broke seems to have
fixed it, Thanks Dan!
Daniel Fischer wrote:
> Am Montag, 2. März 2009 05:24 schrieb Joseph Fredette:
>> I'm attempting to install hint, I started by doing:
>> cabal install hint
>> and it gives me the following error:
>> cabal: dependencies conflict: ghc-6.10.1 requires process ==126.96.36.199 however
>> process-188.8.131.52 was excluded because ghc-6.10.1 requires process ==184.108.40.206
> That seems to be *the* most frequent problem this year.
> Duncan Coutts explained the matter in
> Hopefully one of the process packages is in the user db, if both are in the
> global db, it might be necessary to reinstall ghc.
>> So I decided to try installing it via darcs, expecting to either have it
>> work, or boil it down to one or two dependencies that were causing the
>> problem, my hunch was right, it boils down to the ghc-mtl package,
>> leading to the same error as above. My question is, how can I fix this?
>> Doing a ghc-pkg hide on either process package breaks Cabal and Haddock
>> (among others) according to the error message, and even after that
>> happens, cabal complains about needing ghc >= 6.6 (or 6.8, depending on
>> which package I disable), even though I have ghc 6.10.
>> Detailed system info follows, help me haskell-cafe-kenobi(s), you're
>> (all) my only hope(s)!
>> Arch Linux: uname -a gives:
>> Linux Erdos 2.6.28-ARCH #1 SMP PREEMPT Mon Feb 2 22:22:59 UTC 2009 i686
>> Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 3.06GHz GenuineIntel GNU/Linux
>> ghc --version gives:
>> The Glorious Glasgow Haskell Compilation System, version 6.10.1
>> cabal --version:
>> cabal-install version 0.6.0
>> using version 220.127.116.11 of the Cabal library
>> Thanks again,
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