[Haskell-cafe] Building lambdabot

Max Bolingbroke batterseapower at hotmail.com
Thu Jan 20 23:33:50 CET 2011

On 20 January 2011 20:50, Gwern Branwen <gwern0 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Notice the flag defaults to False, not True. When I tried it with True, I got:
> $ cabal install
> Resolving dependencies...
> cabal: dependencies conflict: base- requires syb == however
> syb- was excluded because syb-0.3 was selected instead
> syb- was excluded because show-0.4.1 requires syb ==0.3.*

Suprising. It certainly seems to contradict my understanding of how
Cabal works (which is derived from

Anyway, I'm glad that you have recorded a patch which at least gives
GHC 7 a chance of working. If I knew where the repo was I would try it
out (it doesn't seem to be linked anywhere from


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