Respecting global packages #60

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MichaelXavier opened this Issue Jun 21, 2012 · 0 comments

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I've got a project that indirectly depends on template haskell. My dev environment has GHC 7.4.2 which must have template-haskell >= 2.6. My target environment has GHC 7.0.4, which must have template-haskell 2.5. When I try to compile in production, cabal-dev tries to go fetch the latest template-haskell (2.7) which fails to install on the old compiler. As far as I know I can't preprocess the cabal file with GHC version. Is there any way for cabal-dev to link against the global packages included with the compiler to prevent this mayhem, or is there an alternative that I'm not seeing?

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