[Haskell-cafe] Dealing with GHC 7.8

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com
Thu May 1 13:02:06 UTC 2014

On 1 May 2014 22:49, Michael Snoyman <michael at snoyman.com> wrote:
> I think you need to upgrade to cabal-install 1.18 or later, and then
> recompile your entire package database. Johan wrote about this on Google+:
> https://plus.google.com/u/0/115504368969270249241/posts/19fyYuT5C1i

Except I'm not using cabal-install, I'm using my system's
(source-based) package manager, which uses runhaskell Setup under the

And yes, it's Cabal-1.18.

Since these are all packages being built on the system level, I'm
pretty sure it's not using any old versions of libraries built by

> On Thu, May 1, 2014 at 3:46 PM, Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
> <ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I've been trying to update the various Haskell packages for Exherbo,
>> but for some packages I keep getting errors like this (taken from
>> vector-th-unbox, which is ultimately needed by criterion):
>> runhaskell Setup copy
>> --destdir=/var/tmp/paludis/build/dev-haskell-vector-th-unbox-
>> Installing library in
>> /var/tmp/paludis/build/dev-haskell-vector-th-unbox-
>> Setup: Error: Could not find module: Data.Vector.Unboxed.Deriving with any
>> suffix: ["dyn_hi"] in the search path: ["dist/build"]
>> When trying to find solutions for this, every result happens to be for
>> Windows... which this isn't.  Has some way of dealing with building
>> packages using just runhaskell Setup changed?
>> --
>> Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
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Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
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