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Incorrect ordering of versions #1181

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nikita-volkov opened this Issue · 1 comment

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@nikita-volkov

Typing cabal install bytestring installs bytestring-0.10.0.1 instead of the latest bytestring-0.10.2.0. And in general it treats the older 0.10.0.1 version as an upgrade even when the 0.10.2.0 version is installed forcefully with cabal install bytestring-0.10.2.0

@byorgey
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This is because the bytestring package has a global "preferred version" set as < 0.10.2. Presumably bytestring-0.10.2 is experimental, or does not work well with a large number of packages, though I do not know the actual reason.

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