[Exherbo-dev] Unmasking GHC 7.0.4

Markus Rothe markus at unixforces.net
Wed Aug 3 15:05:39 BST 2011

On 3 August 2011 15:41, Bernd Steinhauser <exherbo at bernd-steinhauser.de> wrote:
> On 03.08.2011 14:32, Markus Rothe wrote:
>> On 3 August 2011 14:10, David Leverton<levertond at googlemail.com>  wrote:
>>> On 3 August 2011 10:53, Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
>>>> It shouldn't be, as long as you rebuild every package that is built on
>>>> GHC.  I can see situations where this might be easier, however, if you
>>>> forget to list a package to be rebuilt, then paludis/cave will know
>>>> it's installed already but not that it was built with an older GHC: as
>>>> such the dep resolution will be successful but the build will fail.
>>> Haskell packages use := for the GHC dep, so Paludis knows which GHC
>>> version they're built for.
>> Yes, but the problem is that you aren't able to use the already
>> installed packages with the new version of GHC.
> Can't you just use --reinstall-dependents-of like it's done for perl?

Most likely, yes. I haven't tried that.

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