[aur-general] About ghc updates and cabalized packages

Eric Belanger belanger at ASTRO.UMontreal.CA
Mon Jan 28 23:44:59 EST 2008

On Mon, 28 Jan 2008, Vesa Kaihlavirta wrote:

> Simo (and others who work on Haskell packages),
> Currently, every even minor ghc update breaks all packages that are
> registered via Cabal. This is not because of API incompatibilities but
> because the new version of ghc overwrites the Cabal db. This can be manually
> fixed by running all /usr/share/haskell/*/register.sh.
> I was wondering... could ghc do that itself in post_upgrade()?
> --vk

Submit a bug report otherwise it will get lost in the ML.

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