Registering ghc to ports?

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Wed Mar 24 07:16:17 PDT 2010

On Mar 24, 2010, at 05:45, Ozgur Akgun wrote:

> I am trying to install gtk2hs, which has a dependency on ghc. The ghc version provided by ports is older than the version I have on my machine though, I have 6.12, ports has 6.10.4.
> When I try to install gtk2hs via ports, it tries to fetch the older version of ghc, and I don't want this. Is there a way to somehow "register" my own ghc installation so that ports uses it instead.

No; MacPorts, by design, will not use software not installed with MacPorts. This ensures consistency.

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