Talk:Unofficial user repositories/ArchHaskell

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above extra

In this section, it is said that haskell-core should be above extra but at the sane time we are warning users about that. So what's that? We have to clarify that?--Xan (talk) 07:18, 26 May 2015 (UTC)

I mean this: "above [extra], to ensure the correct ghc package is picked)" and this "Placing [haskell-core] above [extra] will cause packages from [haskell-core] to take precedence, and avoid dependency conflicts in case of duplicate package". It seems contradictorial. Thanks Magus. --Xan (talk) 07:38, 26 May 2015 (UTC)
I don't see any contradiction, both statements say that if you don't place [haskell-core] above [extra] you will run into problems. Please feel free to change the text as you see fit. The issue with putting [haskell-core] below [extra] is that then packages from [extra] will be preferred, and since the packages in [haskell-core] are compiled against ghc from [haskell-core] one will have a non-functioning Haskell system if one installs ghc from [extra]. Magus (talk) 07:47, 26 May 2015 (UTC)
Perhaps a warning is so strong. It implies something bad, I think. It's better a note. For the rest, ok.--Xan (talk) 07:15, 27 May 2015 (UTC)