[Haskell-cafe] Re: 2008-10-12 Hackage status with GHC 6.10 release
dons at galois.com
Mon Oct 13 13:54:08 EDT 2008
> Don Stewart wrote:
> >Note that these builds are with "soft deps", provided on hackage,
> > base < 4
> > parsec < 3
> > HaXml == 1.13.*
> > QuickCheck < 2
> >which train cabal-install to build a larger set of packages.
> Will this happen automatically somehow, or will users have to do this
Yes, Duncan and Ross have modified the scripts on hackage, so that a
"preferred-versions" file is included in the Hackage index. So there is
one central point where these version suggestions to cabal-install are
set. As long as you're using cabal-install 0.6, and do a 'cabal update'
things should just work.
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