[Haskell-cafe] Info on dependencies among libs distributed with ghc?

Roman Cheplyaka roma at ro-che.info
Tue Apr 22 22:09:38 UTC 2014

* Jens Petersen <juhp at community.haskell.org> [2014-04-22 11:37:44+0900]
> > Or does cabal-install require the matching version
> > of Cabal to be registered to work?
> I don't think so, but I believe some of the latest functionality needs
> Cabal >= 1.18 to work.

Unfortunately, it does.

The reason being that in some cases (custom build type; -j) a setup script is
compiled (against Cabal). If Cabal and cabal-install are of different versions,
you'll get inconsistent behavior depending on whether, say, you build in

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