[Haskell-cafe] cabal parse problems

Vasili I. Galchin vigalchin at gmail.com
Sat May 9 18:33:16 EDT 2009

Thanks .. very interesting on the cabal "parsers". I somehow got around my
problem ... forgot how though.


On Sat, May 9, 2009 at 10:48 AM, Duncan Coutts
<duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk>wrote:

> On Wed, 2009-05-06 at 19:37 -0500, Vasili I. Galchin wrote:
> > are them some CLI switches I can enable in order to better determine
> > what "parse error" is??
> The problem is that we're using a parser that has no support for
> producing parse errors (Text.ParserCombinators.ReadP). The only reason
> we're using this parser is because it's the only one in the core
> libraries. Packages like parsec cannot be used in Cabal because Cabal is
> a core library and parsec is not.
> For this reason we've been considering just copying another parser
> module into Cabal so that we can have saner (and quicker) parsing.
> > Kind regards, Vasili
> >
> > On Wed, May 6, 2009 at 6:12 PM, Vasili I. Galchin
> > <vigalchin at gmail.com> wrote:
> >         sorrily nope, Brian ...
> For what it's worth, Brian was right, you cannot have a trailing comma
> in a list field. Perhaps there was an additional error in the file that
> we could not see in the bit you posted.
> Duncan
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