[Haskell-beginners] Installing HDBC
kmandpjlynch at verizon.net
Tue Feb 1 20:23:45 CET 2011
BTW, I'm doing this on a Windows Vista PC...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kathleen Lynch" <kmandpjlynch at verizon.net>
To: "Daniel Fischer" <daniel.is.fischer at googlemail.com>
Cc: <beginners at haskell.org>
Sent: Tuesday, February 01, 2011 2:20 PM
Subject: Re: [Haskell-beginners] Installing HDBC
>I entered the command you gave me: cabal install HDBC-sqlite3
> It returned the following error:
> Resolving dependencies...
> Configuring HDBC-sqlite3-18.104.22.168...
> cabal: Missing dependency on a foreign library:
> * Missing C library: sqlite3
> I then went to the link you provided:
> I extracted the tar file, HDBC-sqlite3-22.214.171.124.tar, and tried to un-tar it
> but get the following message:
> "Error reading header after processing 0 entries"
> I'd appreciate any help...
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Daniel Fischer" <daniel.is.fischer at googlemail.com>
> To: "Kathleen Lynch" <kmandpjlynch at verizon.net>
> Cc: <beginners at haskell.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, February 01, 2011 1:33 PM
> Subject: Re: [Haskell-beginners] Installing HDBC
>> On Tuesday 01 February 2011 19:03:32, Kathleen Lynch wrote:
>>> ...I got everything installed but am getting the following message:
>>> Prelude> :module Database.HDBC.Sqlite3
>>> <no location info>:
>>> Could not find module `Database.HDBC.Sqlite3':
>>> it is not a module in the current program, or in any known
>> It's in http://hackage.haskell.org/package/HDBC-sqlite3
>> $ cabal install HDBC-sqlite3
>> (similarly for mysql, postgresql, odbc). I suppose those packages depend
>> having the foreign library installed, so they come alone. It's a bit
>> annoying (especially if one is not told which packages one needs), but
>> having to install multiple databases when one wants to use only one would
>> be at least as bad.
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