[Haskell-cafe] Cabal: top level dependency base -any

Andres Loeh mail at andres-loeh.de
Tue May 24 10:13:09 CEST 2011


> So would it be correct to infer that the -any restriction will only (and
> always) come into play with special packages such as base?

No. Unfortunately, -any really means "any version is allowed", so
that's why the error message is really misleading.

> Are there any other special packages besides base?

W.r.t. Cabal's dependency resolution? No.


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