Trouble trying to find packages for ubuntu linux
aeyakovenko at gmail.com
Wed Mar 21 19:29:15 EDT 2007
i am not an ubuntu user, but are you aware that they are in fiesty?
On 3/16/07, Brian Hulley <brianh at metamilk.com> wrote:
> Thanks to everyone for sending me info on how to install ghc6.6 on
> Ubuntu. The way I used eventually was one sent to me off list and uses
> the generic i86 linux at
> The exact steps I used after downloading the tarball at the above URL to
> my Desktop were:
> ~$ mkdir ghc-6.6
> ~$ mkdir tarball
> ~$ mv Desktop/ghc-6.6-i386-unknown-linux.tar.bz2 tarball
> ~$ cd tarball
> ~/tarball$ tar -jxvf ghc-6.6-i386-unknown-linux.tar.bz2
> ~/tarball$ sudo apt-get install libreadline4 libncurses5
> ~/tarball$ cd ghc-6.6
> ~/tarball/ghc-6.6$ ./configure --prefix=$HOME/ghc-6.6
> ~/tarball/ghc-6.6$ make install
> ~/tarball/ghc-6.6$ cd ../..
> ~$ gedit .bashrc&
> and added $HOME/ghc-6.6/bin to my PATH (must be no spaces in the line
> export PATH=$HOME/ghc-6.6/bin:$PATH
> Then closed the terminal and opened a new terminal and lo! ghc, ghci,
> and many libraries are now available! :-)
> Thanks again for the other suggestions also - I chose the above method
> just because it will allow me to easily try out different versions of
> ghc in future while still being able to keep the 6.6 version around just
> by changing my PATH to whatever version I want to use.
> Best regards, Brian.
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