[Haskell-cafe] cabal probems with binary/containers packages

brian briand at aracnet.com
Wed Oct 28 10:07:18 EDT 2009

Just found the following file:


and it is referring to

Is there anyway to regenerate the file, or is it broken because of a  
problem with the package ?



On Oct 28, 2009, at 4:00 AM, Duncan Coutts wrote:

> On Tue, 2009-10-27 at 21:37 -0700, brian wrote:
>> It all started with this:
>> Loading package binary- ... can't load .so/.DLL for:
>> HSbinary- (dlopen(libHSbinary-, 9): image not  
>> found)
>> so I tried
>>> cabal upgrade binary
> Don't do that. Just use cabal install binary.
> Upgrade means install the named package and also try to install the
> latest version of all of its dependencies. That's generally not a good
> idea. It's choosing to upgrade your containers package and you  
> probably
> do not want to do that.
> We're thinking about how to changing the behaviour of upgrade so that
> you can upgrade the dependencies you want without also upgrading the
> ones that you really wanted to be kept the same (like the core or
> perhaps even the platform libs).
>> Building containers-
>> Data/IntMap.hs:182:7:
>>     Could not find module `Data.Data':
>>       it is a member of package base, which is hidden
> This is because the containers packages doesn't say that it needs base
> version 4. In fact it doesn't say what version it needs at all.
> Duncan

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