[xmonad] The minimal xmonad.hs has error
jadelightking at gmail.com
Sun Jan 10 19:28:20 EST 2010
I uninstalled xmonad-contrib, xmonad, haskell-x11 and reinstalled only from
community, but I still get the same error saying xmonad-0.9 is hidden, even
after I used "ghc-pkg expose xmonad-0.9"
On Sun, Jan 10, 2010 at 6:55 PM, Yuliang Wang <jadelightking at gmail.com>wrote:
> 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:
>> 2010/1/10 Yuliang Wang <jadelightking at gmail.com>:
>> > The "ghc-pkg check" says
>> > There are problems in package xmonad-0.9.1:
>> > dependency X11-18.104.22.168 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 X11-22.214.171.124, 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].
>> HTH & HAND
>> Christian Walther
> Yuliang Wang
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