problem building haskell-src
Nicholas Tung
gatoatigrado at gmail.com
Mon Oct 3 00:28:02 CEST 2011
On Sat, Oct 1, 2011 at 7:09 PM, Antoine Latter <aslatter at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 1, 2011 at 9:01 PM, Nicholas Tung <gatoatigrado at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, Oct 1, 2011 at 7:00 PM, Antoine Latter <aslatter at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Sat, Oct 1, 2011 at 8:40 PM, Nicholas Tung <gatoatigrado at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Hi all,
>>>>
>>>> I'm having some trouble building haskell-src. If anyone could give
>>>> me any pointers, I'd appreciate it very much. The error is with an
>>>> ambiguous module name,
>>>>
>>>
>>> Hi Nicholas,
>>>
>>> The haskell-src package needs to be patched to work with GHC 7.2.
>>>
>>> If using GHC 7.0 is an option, it should work with that.
>>>
>>> A similar package which does work with GHC 7.2 is haskell-src-exts:
>>>
>>> http://hackage.haskell.org/package/haskell-src-exts
>>>
>>> It has support for many haskell language extensions, so the AST types
>>> are a bit more complex.
>>>
>>> Antoine
>>>
>>
>> Hi Antoine,
>>
>> I'm sorry for not specifying, I am using ghc 7.0.3
>
> Maybe I'm miss-understanding the problem.
>
> Here's a reference for a similar error:
>
> http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/ticket/4958
>
> But it shouldn't have been a problem until GHC 7.2.1.
>
> If your problem is the same, editing the .cabal file to remove the
> reference to haskell98 should be enough - but that can be tricky if
> you're not familiar with the process.
>
> Antoine
>
Yes, removing the "haskell98" reference seemed to make it work.
Thanks,
Nicholas
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