pkg-config for zeromq (Was: cabal and extra-libs)

Toralf Wittner tw at
Wed Feb 12 19:48:50 UTC 2014

On 12/02/14 10:29, Henning Thielemann wrote:
> Am 12.02.2014 08:33, schrieb fa-ml:
>> Hello list,
>>      recently I am having trouble installing a package (hbro,
>> more info here [1]).
>> Today I decided to remove every 0mq installed (even system ones)
>> and run another installation to see what went wrong.
>> So I downloaded zmq3, reinstalled it, tried to run
>>      cabal install hnro
> Since zeromq seems to have a pkg-config file
> I'd strongly suggest the package maintainer of zeromq3-haskell to use
> the PkgConfig-depends field of Cabal instead of the custom extralibs.

Thanks for your suggestion. I have pushed new versions to hackage which 
use pkgconfig-depends.

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