Automating Windows setup for development
jjaredsimpson at gmail.com
Wed Apr 23 00:11:17 UTC 2014
Looking forward to trying this. Last time I tried to build on Windows I
couldn't make it work and just gave up.
On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 1:00 PM, Niklas Larsson <metaniklas at gmail.com>wrote:
> I'll put it on the trac page as soon as I have updated it a bit. I found
> out how to rewrite the downloading so windows 7 don't have to have an
> upgraded powershell, I'll do that tomorrow.
> 2014-04-22 3:12 GMT+02:00 Austin Seipp <austin at well-typed.com>:
> This is really cool, thanks!
>> If you wouldn't mind, perhaps that page should be updated (the MSYS2
>> page) to point to your Powershell script. That would be really useful
>> and make it much easier to find for people who don't follow the
>> mailing list.
>> On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 8:03 PM, Niklas Larsson <metaniklas at gmail.com>
>> > Hi!
>> > I have made a Powershell script that sets up a GHC build environment on
>> > Windows from scratch. It's at https://github.com/melted/getghc. It
>> > follows the instructions at
>> > has no dependencies aside from Powershell 3.0.
>> > The reason I made it was to make it easier to set up a build bot on a
>> > machine. But it's probably generally useful for people who want to
>> > GHC on Windows.
>> > Usage:
>> > - Put the script in an empty directory
>> > - Run it
>> > - Hope for the best
>> > Potential problems:
>> > - If Python 2.7 is already installed and not on the path, the script
>> > install it, and msys wont pick up the path. Solution: Add the path to
>> > in the control panel.
>> > - Powershell wont run unsigned scripts by default. The error message
>> > give a hint how to disable that. I will add a signed version as soon as
>> > can figure out how.
>> > Niklas
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