[arch-haskell] Why is haskell-utf8-string installed?
magnus at therning.org
Tue Jan 19 11:23:37 EST 2010
On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 4:20 PM, Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 7:12 AM, Don Stewart <dons at galois.com> wrote:
>>> I suspect this is a bug in pacman, but would really like someone else to
>>> confirm that I'm not just confused ;-)
>>> I just removed all my haskell-related packages and re-installed the bare
>>> minimum I need:
>>> % sudo pacman -Rncs ghc
>>> % sudo pacman -S xmonad-contrib
>>> After this I find that I have two versions on utf8-string:
>>> % ghc-pkg list|grep utf8
>> GHC 6.12 provides utf8-string, is that involved?
> Well, that's really the whole point of my email. Probably very
> clumsily asked though.
> Yes, GHC 6.12 provides utf8-string 0.3.4, neither xmonad-contrib nor
> haskell-x11-xft rely on any particular version (anything >=0.3
> satisfies both). Yet pacman installed haskell-utf8-string (0.3.6).
> It looks like pacman didn't take into consideration that ghc (the Arch
> package) provides haskell-utf8-string. In other words, it looks to
> me like pacman's dependency resolution has a bug. With my usual doubt
> in my own abilities I was wondering if there isn't a fault in my logic
> : http://repos.archlinux.org/wsvn/packages/ghc/repos/extra-x86_64/PKGBUILD
Looking at the packages online it looks like I've missed some version
information on the dependencies in pacman's output. So forget the
whole thing! ;-)
Magnus Therning (OpenPGP: 0xAB4DFBA4)
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