could you do a language-c release that uses 7.8 compat happy and alex?

Benedikt Huber benedikt.huber at
Thu Apr 10 19:15:49 BST 2014

> Carter Tazio Schonwald <mailto:carter.schonwald at>
> 10 Apr 2014 19:31
> its looking like you didn't do it correctly, the happy and alex 
> updates weren't in your path!,
That was indeed the case, my bad. Apparently the instructions weren't 
100% foolproof ;)
> Anthony Cowley has been defacto making sure language-c works on OS X 
> 10.9 / modern clang for a while now with his wee branch, have you 
> merged in his patches as yet? If not, why not?
I did not know about the "wee" branch, because I was not aware of it. If 
I remember correctly, Anthony Cowley neither notified me, nor the 
language-c mailing list.
What do you mean by "make sure language-c works"? Patches for dealing 
with Apple extensions used in the system headers? That would be great, I 
recently switched to OS X 10.9 as well, and noticed the problem with 
non-standard attribute syntax, for example.
> either way, 0.4.5 is needed :/
Sure, I'll take care of updating, and look at the patches if I can find 
Again, thanks a lot for taking care of this issue.

cheers, benedikt
> -Carter
> On Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 1:28 AM, Benedikt Huber wrote:
> Benedikt Huber <mailto:benedikt.huber at>
> 10 Apr 2014 07:28
> Dear Carter,
> thanks for the notification! I followed your instructions and uploaded 
> language-c-0.4.4.
> cheers, benedikt
> Carter Tazio Schonwald <mailto:carter.schonwald at>
> 10 Apr 2014 02:58
> Hello!
> language-c on hackage wasn't prepped with the most recent happy and 
> alex, so it can't build with 7.8
> if you do
> > cd language-c-directory
> > rm dist
> > cabal update ; cabal install happy alex
> >  #bump minor version in cabal file here
> > cabal sdist # to prep with new alex and happy
> > cabal upload
> > #happy times
> please let me know if ya'll can do that in the next few days, if not, 
> i have admin acls on ahckage and can do it myself
> (but i'd rather not)
> -Carter

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