[Haskell-cafe] Haskell platform for GHC 6.12.1?

Andrew Coppin andrewcoppin at btinternet.com
Fri Mar 5 18:19:58 EST 2010

Thomas Schilling wrote:
> GHC 6.12 changed the format of the internal package database.  Only
> cabal-install 0.8 can read this format properly.  Version 0.8 is only
> available on Hackage, the binaries available are cabal-install 0.6.2.
> I assume part of the platform release effort is to create new
> cabal-install binaries.

Ah, OK. Just so long as there's a reason. :-)

Is there a reason why a new precompiled binary can't be put up for download?

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