[Haskell-cafe] Problem about hidden package again.

Magicloud Magiclouds magicloud.magiclouds at gmail.com
Thu Nov 12 06:23:34 EST 2009

Just joking. But still, since gtk2hs still using the configure/make
way, it is complex to add another option to the system. I tried to add
array to build-depends of Cairo.cabal, no luck.

On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 5:28 PM, Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 9:11 AM, Magicloud Magiclouds
> <magicloud.magiclouds at gmail.com> wrote:
>> No, it is not. I used configure/make way.
>> Well I just noticed that there is a "hide-all-package" options to ghc.
>> I do not know why. Maybe the author went crazy.
> Chances are the auther DIDN'T go crazy :-)
> It's a common practice to hide all packages, and then only bring the
> ones needed into visibility.  I doubt that Gtk2hs is completely self
> contained, so somewhere in there is the directives that makes the
> needed packages visible again.  Just add array and you should be past
> this particular hurdle.
> /M
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