[Haskell] Re: cannot compile ghc on Debian unstable

Isaac Jones ijones at syntaxpolice.org
Thu Sep 1 20:24:20 EDT 2005

Aaron Denney <wnoise at ofb.net> writes:

> On 2005-08-30, Isaac Jones <ijones at syntaxpolice.org> wrote:
>> Michael Vanier <mvanier at cs.caltech.edu> writes:
>>> Right now, the Debian unstable package for GHC 6.4 won't install due to
>>> some conflict with libgmp3 (the package maintainer has been notified).  
>> The trick to getting this to work is to install the libgmp3 from
>> stable.
>> apt-get install libgmp3/stable #or grab it and install it with dpkg
>> apt-get install ghc6
>> That might work?
> It should, but I have other packages that depend on a newer
> version of libgmp3.  Well, I've held off on upgrading them,
> because of this.

I believe that this is fixed now at least for i386.  Try apt-get
update and apt-get install ghc6.



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