Why does Nix have Haskell packages that are incompatible with GHC for a given version?

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  • ghc_nix_problem

  • I created an example repository https://github.com/cideM/ghc_nix_problem

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    Power Real-Time Data Analytics at Scale. Get real-time insights from all types of time series data with InfluxDB. Ingest, query, and analyze billions of data points in real-time with unbounded cardinality.

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  • haskell.nix

    Alternative Haskell Infrastructure for Nixpkgs

  • I'm not a great haskeller but I found haskell.nix better for Haskell projects, like the commenter on Discourse suggested. I've had a few issued regarding package versions with nixpkgs that haskell.nix solved.

  • nixpkgs

    Nix Packages collection & NixOS

  • For 8.10, there is configuration-ghc-8.10.x.nix.

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