[Haskell-cafe] How to determine correct dependency versions for a library?

Vincent Hanquez tab at snarc.org
Wed Nov 14 23:09:28 CET 2012

On 11/14/2012 09:53 AM, Ivan Lazar Miljenovic wrote:
>    % cabal install virthualenv
>    Resolving dependencies...
>    cabal: Could not resolve dependencies:
>    trying: virthualenv-0.2.1
>    rejecting: base-, (global constraint requires installed
>    instance)
>    rejecting: base- (conflict: virthualenv =>
>    base>= && <4.6)
>    rejecting: base-,,,,,,,
>,,,, (global constraint requires
>    installed instance)
> Doesn't this prevent the error of "this package won't build" (even if
> the error message doesn't precisely say that)?
In most cases, it replaces the uncertainty of a build error with an 
unconditional pre-build error.

instead of having either a package built or a meaningful build error, i 
now have no package with the information that it might or might not 
cause an error to continue.


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