[Haskell-beginners] Happstack dependency problems

Antoine Latter aslatter at gmail.com
Wed Apr 6 05:03:36 CEST 2011

On Tue, Apr 5, 2011 at 10:00 PM, Antoine Latter <aslatter at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 5, 2011 at 9:15 PM, Tom Murphy <amindfv at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I get the "cannot configure unix" error for:
>> - happstack-util
>> - happstack-state
>> - happstack-ixset
>> - happstack-server
>> - happstack
>> In other words, everything except happstack-data.
> Well, happstack-util is a dependency for the rest of the packages you
> listed, so you might be better off focusing your efforts there.
> It requires unix-compat to build. What does "cabal install
> unix-compat" give you?
> If that's what's breaking you can try "cabal install
> unix-compat-" and then "cabal install happstack-util". Version
> appears to be the most recent version of unix-compat that
> doesn't specify version bounds on the unix package, which is what
> you're having trouble with.
> If it works let us know.
> Antoine
>> Thanks for the help!
>> Tom

Also, I'm pretty confused by all of this - unix- should build
on GCH 6.10. Folks have been saying they've had bad luck installing it
separate from a GHC install, though, so I don't know if I should
recommend it.


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