HOME: getEnv: does not exist

Niklas Broberg niklas.broberg at gmail.com
Mon Apr 18 10:08:29 EDT 2005

> when I try to use runghc to execute cgi scripts in apache (on redhat
> linux), they all fail with with the message "HOME: getEnv: does not
> exist". I assume this means that GHC is trying to find the HOME dir of
> the user for some reason, and fails since apache runs as nobody. Could
> someone shed some light on this matter for me?

The same seems to be the case with ghc itself, not only runghc. Giving
the flags -ignore-dot-ghci and -no-user-package-conf does not solve
the problem, I still get the same error.


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