packedstring should depend on base >= 4
José Pedro Magalhães
jpm at cs.uu.nl
Tue Feb 2 03:06:55 EST 2010
While installing packedstring:
> cabal install packedstring
> Resolving dependencies...
> Configuring packedstring-0.1.0.1...
> Preprocessing library packedstring-0.1.0.1...
> Building packedstring-0.1.0.1...
> Could not find module `Data.Data':
> It is a member of the hidden package `base'.
> Perhaps you need to add `base' to the build-depends in your .cabal
> Use -v to see a list of the files searched for.
> cabal: Error: some packages failed to install:
> packedstring-0.1.0.1 failed during the building phase. The exception was:
> ExitFailure 1
> > cabal install packedstring --preference="base >= 4"
Then it installs fine. Shouldn't the constraint "base >= 4" be added to the
packedstring package? I know it's deprecated, but many things depend on it (
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