[Haskell-cafe] One problem with Cabal-install and dependencies

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com
Sun Jul 4 08:46:12 EDT 2010

Michael Lazarev <lazarev.michael at gmail.com> writes:

> Hi, everybody!
> I think there's either an error in cabal-install, or I don't have an
> idea on haskell packages.
> I tried to install one particular library that depends on
> containers- and got the following error:
> Data/IntMap.hs:182:7:
>     Could not find module `Data.Data':
>       It is a member of the hidden package `base'.
>       Perhaps you need to add `base' to the build-depends in your .cabal file.
>       Use -v to see a list of the files searched for.
> Then I tried to install containers- separately, andin the
> process of the struggle I found that issuing the following command in
> containers- directory:

You don't install containers by hand.

This package sounds a bit like the package you're trying to install
hasn't been updated to the latest version of GHC (containers-0.2 was
GHC-6.10, wasn't it?).

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
Ivan.Miljenovic at gmail.com

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