[Haskell-beginners] Cannot Install Yi - Haskell

Sayth Renshaw flebber.crue at gmail.com
Sun Mar 27 10:49:55 CEST 2011

On Sun, Mar 27, 2011 at 10:12 AM, Daniel Fischer <
daniel.is.fischer at googlemail.com> wrote:

> On Saturday 26 March 2011 23:49:05, Sayth Renshaw wrote:
> >
> > I have found pkg-config http://pkg-config.freedesktop.org/wiki/ due to
> > the sparse documentation though its not clear how to install or use it.
> Don't know if that's any easier to install:
> http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/gnome/binaries/win32/dependencies/pkg-
> config_0.25-1_win32.zip
> as linked by aditya siram in
> http://www.haskell.org/pipermail/beginners/2011-January/006204.html
> >
> > Maybe I got the wrong idea of this but I thought Yi aim was becoming the
> > default haskell editor, sort of like the idle of python.
> That might be the aim, if it is, it's still not there. I don't see myself
> switching from kate/kwrite anytime soon, others swear by emacs or vi(m).
> Many use leksah or eclipseFP which seem to be decent IDEs.
> > If it isn't which is the best option for haskell,
> Depends on what type of coder you are. Maybe you should take a look at
> leksah and eclipseFP if you're looking for something IDEish, or any text
> editor with decent syntax highliting might do.
> > if it is should it really be this hard to install?
> Probably not. But Windows is different and most package authors have no
> access to a Windows box, so installing stuff on Windows is often a pain,
> unfortunately.
> However, you'll probably need pkg-config also for some other packages, so
> it's worth some effort.
> >
> > Sayth

First thanks for all the help. If there is no standard ide for haskell then
I already use geany so I will use that and check out elipseFP as you


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