cabal- won't build with ghc-6.6.1 in WinXP

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at
Fri Jan 23 14:53:12 EST 2009

On Fri, 2009-01-23 at 16:46 +0000, Alistair Bayley wrote:
> > Thanks for the bug report. I filed the details here:
> >
> >
> > I've pushed a patch to Cabal HEAD. Would you mind checking that it fixes
> > the issue for you and I'll push the fix to the 1.6 branch so that it'll
> > get into the upcomming release.
> It seems to work. I can build under ghc-6.6 now (although I get loads
> of linker errors, which is another problem to sort out).
> Turns out that with ghc-6.6, the Maybe instance of Monoid is missing
> (it's in 6.8 onwards), so I had to change Setup to handle this.

I presume you mean both problems are in your package and not in Cabal

> Thanks for the rapid turnaround.

No problem.


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