[Haskell-cafe] Info on dependencies among libs distributed with ghc?
magnus at therning.org
Mon Apr 21 05:35:32 UTC 2014
On Sun, Apr 20, 2014 at 06:01:33PM -0400, Carter Schonwald wrote:
> yup. go crazy :)
What other packages that are shipped with Ghc can I update without
running into the diamond-dependency problem?
Package | Safe to update
Cabal | ✓
> On Sun, Apr 20, 2014 at 12:11 PM, Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org>wrote:
> > I'm working on the packaging of Ghc for Arch Linux and the packaging
> > of Ghc 7.8 was in place about a week ago. It was delivered with
> > `Cabal` 1.18, and already now there's a 1.20 available, which is
> > required by the latest version of `cabal-install` :(
> > Ghc 7.8 comes with quite a few other basic libraries. Are there any
> > dependencies between these libraries besides the obvious one on
> > `base`?
> > In other words, can I update Cabal without running into the
> > diamond-dependency problem?
> > /M
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