Trying to install binary-0.4

Matthew Danish mdanish at
Wed Oct 10 09:00:47 EDT 2007

On Wed, Oct 10, 2007 at 01:51:57PM +0100, Paul Johnson wrote:
> In my copious free time I'm putting together a client-side library for 
> AMQP.  This needs efficient packing of bytestrings, so I downloaded 
> Dons' bytestring 0.4.  Unfortunately it won't install: I get
> [paj at eiffel binary-0.4]$ ./Setup.lhs configure
> Configuring binary-0.4...
> configure: Dependency base-any: using base-2.1.1
> Setup.lhs: cannot satisfy dependency containers-any
> Should this be "collections" not "containers"?  I can't find a 
> "containers" package in Hackage.

My guess would be that binary-0.4 is packaged for the new Cabal and
GHC, which has split base into many packages like "containers." Either
install the release candidate, or, eliminate the unsatisfied
dependencies from the .cabal file and hope it compiles.

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