[xmonad] The minimal xmonad.hs has error

Yuliang Wang jadelightking at gmail.com
Sun Jan 10 18:55:00 EST 2010

I checked using yaourt -Ss, it shows the installed version is

On Sun, Jan 10, 2010 at 3:50 PM, Christian Walther <cptsalek at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi,
> 2010/1/10 Yuliang Wang <jadelightking at gmail.com>:
> > The "ghc-pkg check" says
> >
> > There are problems in package xmonad-0.9.1:
> >   dependency X11- doesn't exist
> >
> > The following packages are broken, either because they have a problem
> > listed above, or because they depend on a broken package.
> > xmonad-0.9.1
> >
> > I installed xmonad through pacman in Arch Linux.
> You didn't by any chance install xmonad from AUR? Because there is a
> package named "xmonad-darcs 20091222-1" and this package has a
> dependency to X11-, which is in [community-testing].
> If you really want to use this version you need to set up
> [community-testing] in /etc/pacman.conf, refresh the database (pacman
> -S --refresh) and install haskell-x11 from it.
> However, I'm using [core], [extra] and [community] only. The latter
> supplies xmonad and xmonad-contrib in version 0.9-2.1. Does everything
> I want. The drawback of AUR packages is that you need to take of any
> updates yourself, because AUR doesn't handle those. So if you really
> want to use it, but you don't update regularly, your xmonad install
> will eventually become older than the one supplied by [community].
> Which is why I would recommend you use xmonad from [community].
> Christian Walther

Yuliang Wang
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