[Haskell-beginners] How to "cabal install" on current Arch/Manjaro ?

lists0 at freea2a.de lists0 at freea2a.de
Sun Aug 13 19:32:56 UTC 2017

Hi all,

 compilition was possible with the undocumented flag:
--ghc-options -dynamic

cabal install cpphs --ghc-options -dynamic

I found it in a reddit-post

But I'm still not sure, what I have done with ghc and cabal :-(

Greetings Jürgen

Op Fri, 11 Aug 2017 22:11:54 +0200
lists0 at freea2a.de schreef:

> Helle dear readers,
> at the moment I'm not able to compile the most things with cabal/ghc.
> For example:
> cabal install cpphs
> gives
> Linking dist/build/cpphs/cpphs ...
> /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lHStext-
> I have read that Arch linux has changed haskell to use dynamic
> linking, and I have installed the new packet "ghc-static" with static
> libraries.
> How can I switch between static and dynamic linking in cabal and what
> are the preconditions?
> Where can I give the directories for searching for haskell-libraries?
> Thank you in advance for help.
> Jürgen
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