HP 2013.2 and GHC 7.6.2
mark.lentczner at gmail.com
Wed Apr 17 19:15:40 CEST 2013
If the bug is in cabal-install 0.3, that is easy - as HP picks and builds
If the bug in cabal, that requires a bump in what GHC central builds and
Which is it?
On Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 8:46 AM, Ian Lynagh <ian at well-typed.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 05:37:37PM +0200, Gabor Greif wrote:
> > On 4/17/13, Iavor Diatchki <iavor.diatchki at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > cabal-install 1.16.0 and 188.8.131.52 have some serious bugs that one
> > > encounters rather quickly. For example, at work I wasted some time
> until I
> > > figured out that cabal was generating a 'Paths_' module that does not
> > > compile. Because of this, you can't even use it to install a newer
> > > version of itself, where the problem is fixed: you have to manually
> > > bootstrap the new version with the script!
> > I came up with this.
> > http://heisenbug.blogspot.fr/2013/02/old-cabal-subhell.html
> > Pretty much what you have experienced.
> This doesn't appear to affect the Cabal that GHC 7.6.2 ships with. I get
> catchIO :: IO a -> (Exception.IOException -> IO a) -> IO a
> catchIO = Exception.catch
> getBinDir = catchIO (getEnv "HTTP_bindir") (\_ -> return bindir)
> in Paths_HTTP.
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