Compilation of directory package on GHC 7.4

Dominique Devriese dominique.devriese at
Thu Oct 4 13:03:52 CEST 2012

Dear all,

Could someone please confirm that this list is the correct place for
the below mail? The directory package mentions this list as
maintainer, but I see that Ian Lynagh performed the last upload, so
CC'ing him to be sure. Is the package perhaps not supposed to compile
any more on GHC 7.4?


2012/9/24 Dominique Devriese <dominique.devriese at>:
> Dear maintainers,
> The directory package is currently not compiling on GHC 7.4, leading
> to a compile failure of packages that depend on it. Hackage has a
> build failure log for GHC 7.4.  I propose the attached patch, although
> I have not tested it on GHC 7.6.  Can this (or an alternative fix)
> please be considered?
> Thanks in advance,
> Dominique Devriese

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