[Haskell-beginners] Haskell Package for Mac issues

Andrew n marshall andrew.n.marshall at gmail.com
Tue Apr 5 21:53:40 CEST 2011

Homebrew installed ghc 6.12.3, but not cabal, and does not seem to work 
for me at all.

Downloaded the 32bit Haskell Platform, and now things seem to work.  
64bit build seems to be the root cause.

On 4/5/11 9:48 AM, Benedict Eastaugh wrote:
> On 5 April 2011 16:46, Andrew n marshall<andrew.n.marshall at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> I've been using the Haskell package for the last week to learn Haskell, but
>> I've found several issues that make it feel like abandonware (which I know
>> its not).
>> I'm running OS X 10.6.7 with XCode 4 and installed the Haskell Platform
>> 2011.2.0.0-x86_64.pkg.
>> (I just realized this is labeled an experiment build.  I hope that isn't the
>> root of my problems.  Tell me if it is.)
> Have you considered installing the Haskell Platform and GHC with
> Homebrew instead? I haven't installed XCode 4 yet, but Homebrew does
> make installing new versions of GHC and the Platform pretty painless.
> http://mxcl.github.com/homebrew/

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