Porting to DragonFly BSD

Colin Paul Adams colin at colina.demon.co.uk
Sun Nov 8 09:11:11 EST 2009

>>>>> "Goetz" == Goetz Isenmann <info at goetz-isenmann.de> writes:

    Goetz> Maybe you could start with something like:

    Goetz> $ curl -o ghc-6.10.4-3.tar.bz2 \ ;
    Goetz> http://www.goetz-isenmann.de/dfly/ghc-6.10.4-3.tar.bz2 $
    Goetz> curl -o cabal http://www.goetz-isenmann.de/dfly/cabal $ tar
    Goetz> xzf ghc-6.10.4-3.tar.bz2 -C /var/tmp/isenmann $
    Goetz> PATH=/var/tmp/isenmann/ghc-6.10.4-3/bin:$PATH $ ./cabal
    Goetz> update $ ./cabal install --user cabal-install

This looks confusing to me - you name the file .bz2 yet you are saying
use tar xzf to extract it (as if it were gzipped0. Whatever, I can't
decompress it.
Colin Adams
Preston Lancashire

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