[Haskell-cafe] cabal install...
allbery.b at gmail.com
Tue Nov 20 22:17:34 CET 2012
On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 4:10 PM, Gregory Guthrie <guthrie at mum.edu> wrote:
> Now when I tried to run Leksah, I get not only some broken packages (which
> I can avoid for my current project), but:****
> ** **
> <command line>: cannot satisfy -package-id
> base-126.96.36.199-7c83b96f47f23db63c42a56351dcb917: ****
> base-188.8.131.52-7c83b96f47f23db63c42a56351dcb917 is unusable due to
> missing or recursive dependencies:****
> (use -v for more information)****
> ** **
> So I tried to install base, then re-install it, but both fail;
You can't install base or integer-gmp from cabal-install. They are wired
into the compiler, and the only way to reinstall them is to reinstall ghc.
In fact, finding a way to install ether from cabal-install will cause the
kind of breakage you're seeing. (It's not supposed to be possible, at
least for base. If at some point you installed integer-gmp from hackage,
you need to remove it; if you installed it into the global package
database, you really do have no choice but remove and reinstall ghc now.)
If you installed ghc as part of the haskell platform, then you need to
remove and reinstall that.
brandon s allbery kf8nh sine nomine associates
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