Fwd: [Haskell-cafe] ghc for sunos

Brian McQueen mcqueenorama at gmail.com
Mon Sep 12 11:38:31 EDT 2005

After I got through the Readline complaint I got an ncurses compaint,
and decided I'd bring in Knoppix CD and make a Linux system out of my
desktop.  I bet everything will work fine on a Linux system.

Brian McQueen

On 12 Sep 2005 10:44:29 +0200, Nicolas Pelletier <nicolasp at nortel.com> wrote:
> Malcolm Wallace <Malcolm.Wallace at cs.york.ac.uk> writes:
> > Brian McQueen <mcqueenorama at gmail.com> writes:
> >
> > > I installed it and its choking while looking for libreadline.  I'm not
> > > an admin on these machines, so my options are limited.
> >
> > You can download and install the readline library as an ordinary user,
> > in your own filespace.  Just add
> >     LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/path/to/my/lib/dir
> > to your environment (and export it) before proceeding with ghc.
> Also, if a lurker  is allowed to chime in, ghc seems  to insist on the
> version of libreadline to use. Newer versions provide libreadline.so.5
> and will not work. You will  need to install a readline version 4.x in
> some_dir   and  take   care   that  come_dir   is   listed  first   in
> HTH.
> --
> Nicolas

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