[Hackage] #403: Bad error message when running ./configure fails to find sh

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Tue Nov 10 05:36:55 EST 2009

#403: Bad error message when running ./configure fails to find sh
  Reporter:  duncan         |        Owner:                     
      Type:  defect         |       Status:  closed             
  Priority:  normal         |    Milestone:  Cabal-1.8          
 Component:  Cabal library  |      Version:  HEAD               
  Severity:  minor          |   Resolution:  fixed              
  Keywords:                 |   Difficulty:  very easy (<1 hour)
Ghcversion:  6.10.1         |     Platform:  Windows            
Changes (by duncan):

  * status:  new => closed
  * resolution:  => fixed
  * milestone:  => Cabal-1.8


 Mon Nov  9 18:26:24 GMT 2009  Duncan Coutts <duncan at haskell.org>
   * Improve the error message for missing sh.exe on Windows
   When ettempting to run ./configure scripts. Fixes ticket #403.

 We now get:
 cabal: The package has a './configure' script. This requires
 a Unix compatibility toolchain such as MinGW+MSYS or Cygwin.

Ticket URL: <http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/hackage/ticket/403#comment:1>
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