Arch and Haskell, on little snag

Dear lazyweb (Arch users and especially DonS :-) ),

I just used yaourt to update my system and it noticed that haskell-time was available in a new version. After answering a few questions I was greeted with this message:

ghc-pkg: unregistering time- would break the following packages: hslogger-1.0.7 MissingH-1.1.0
    ConfigFile-1.0.4 convertible-1.0.1 HDBC-2.1.0 HDBC-sqlite3- HSH-1.2.6 (use --force to override)
error: scriptlet failed to execute correctly

Is there already some automated way to deal with this? (How to deal with it manually is fairly obvious to me…)

⟸ Setting up my network services on Arch Odds and ends for my Arch desktop ⟹


Mostly harmless. If you really want to have all packages upgrade to the new haskell-time, they’ll need to be rebuilt.

I’d just ignore.


@dons, doesn’t seem so harmless to me. After that failed upgrade this is what I got when trying to compile something that depends on MissingH (which in turn depends on time):

% ghc --make vim-scripts-mgr.hs
Linking vim-scripts-mgr ...
/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lHStime-
collect2: ld returned 1 exit status

Not so surprising, since I’ve just replaced time- with time- After forcefully unregistering time-

% ghc --make vim-scripts-mgr.hs

    Could not find module `System.IO.HVFS.Utils':
      Use -v to see a list of the files searched for.
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