a help for install

Stefan O'Rear stefanor at cox.net
Mon Feb 18 13:51:11 EST 2008

On Mon, Feb 18, 2008 at 12:46:19PM -0600, Carlos Gomez A. wrote:
> hi, my name is carlos
> I need information for correct install    or 
> what are dependencies on ghc ?
> I have a Debian System.
> I have this message error to install the ghc:
> Debian-System/haskell/ghc-6.8.2# ./configure
> checking build system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu
> checking host system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu
> checking target system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu
> Canonicalised to: i386-unknown-linux
> checking for ghc... no
> checking for ghc-pkg matching ... no
> checking for ghc-pkg... no
> checking whether ghc has readline package... no
> checking for nhc... no
> checking for nhc98... no
> checking for hbc... no
> checking for ld... /usr/bin/ld
> configure: error: GHC is required unless bootstrapping from .hc files.
> Debian-System/haskell/ghc-6.8.2#

As the message indicatied, you need GHC if you want to install from
source.  If you don't have GHC, get a binary (there is one in apt).

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