[Haskell-cafe] Prebuilt FPS for Windows

Simon Marlow simonmar at microsoft.com
Wed Oct 19 06:45:58 EDT 2005

On 18 October 2005 17:01, Joel Reymont wrote:

> Since I cannot build Data.FastPackedString on Windows (ghc crashes)
> and it's the only library I really depend on, would someone have a
> pre-built version or let me know how I can build it without Cabal?

A workaround for that crashing problem is to compile the Setup.lhs
script using GHC first, and then run it:

  $ ghc --make Setup.lhs -o setup
  $ ./setup configure

> On a related note, Haskell tools for Windows (happy, alex) come with
> extra files (templates). Where are these to be placed?

On Windows, they are placed in the same folder as the executable.


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