[Haskell-cafe] Cabal install pandoc
rmason at mun.ca
Tue Apr 2 14:35:35 CEST 2013
On 04/01/2013 11:41 PM, Albert Y. C. Lai wrote:
> On 13-04-01 06:26 AM, Roger Mason wrote:
>> It turned out that there was a stale version of 'array' lurking in the
>> ghc package db. In spite of reinstalling ghc it did not go away until I
>> unregistered it. I think it was persisting because re-installing ghc
>> simply unpacked over the old directory leaving that pre-existing file
> See my http://www.vex.net/~trebla/haskell/sicp.xhtml for how does GHC
> know or not know what libs you have. In particular, it has very little
> to do with files, and clearing GHC is only half the story.
> And how to have the same kind of problems recur in the future.
Thank you. I have read and filed away the article for future
reference. I guess the best (least error prone) method of installing
ghc and packages is to obtain a binary ghc (outside one's package
manager), build haskell platform and then maintain ghc and packages
outside the distro package manager.
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