[Haskell-cafe] Re: Problem about hidden package again.

Andy Stewart lazycat.manatee at gmail.com
Thu Nov 12 07:32:20 EST 2009

Magicloud Magiclouds <magicloud.magiclouds at gmail.com> writes:

> 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.
Yes, it's not handy that gtk2hs can't use Cabal.
But i think this is not easy when gtk2hs contain some many modules.

  -- Andy

> 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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