[Haskell-cafe] Really impossible to reinstall `base' using cabal?

Daniel Fischer daniel.is.fischer at googlemail.com
Tue Oct 25 22:45:31 CEST 2011

On Tuesday 25 October 2011, 22:32:23, Captain Freako wrote:
> dbanas at dbanas-eeepc:~$ cabal install base
> and got this:
> Resolving dependencies...
> cabal: internal error: impossible
> Is it really impossible to use cabal to reinstall `base'?

Fortunately, yes. Reinstalling base is impossible (at least with GHC, might 
be possible with other compilers), so it's good that cabal doesn't even 

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