[Haskell-cafe] Cabal hell (8.2.1,/Haskell Package/MacOS X)

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Fri Oct 6 03:13:12 UTC 2017

On Thu, Oct 5, 2017 at 10:48 PM, Albert Y. C. Lai <trebla at vex.net> wrote:

> 2. "ghc-pkg field hashable abi-depends" for example and look at the oddity
> "text-...=inplace" in contrast to more common ones like
> "base-...=hexstring". This is why GHC says it can't find the right text for
> hashable. (See also "ghc-pkg field base abi" and "ghc-pkg field text abi",
> these are what GHC checks against.)

There are already a couple of nasty bugs that were found in Cabal 2.0; this
one might even be known already.

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