[darcs-users] Build fails on ghc 7.4

Owen Stephens darcs at owenstephens.co.uk
Thu Mar 22 09:56:41 UTC 2012

On 22 March 2012 09:21, Gian Piero Carrubba <gpiero at rm-rf.it> wr
> I've solved using:
> $ cabal install darcs -fbase44
> but frankly I haven't investigated the downsides of that flag (if any).

Yes, that's the way of fixing the build failure.

For more information about why the flag is necessary, see this issue:

I think Ganesh is hoping to look at this problem at the sprint next weekend,
but until then, you'll have to use that flag, and accept that unicode
are not going to be handled properly.

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