[Haskell-cafe] Error building Edison 220.127.116.11
robdockins at fastmail.fm
Wed Oct 18 08:47:27 EDT 2006
On Oct 17, 2006, at 1:46 PM, Gregory Wright wrote:
> On Oct 17, 2006, at 1:07 PM, Robert Dockins wrote:
>> On Oct 17, 2006, at 12:55 PM, Gregory Wright wrote:
>>> Hi Rob,
>>> I've built Edison 18.104.22.168 using ghc-6.6. (I'm testing the macports,
>>> formerly darwinports, packages for the new 6.6 release.)
>>> The build goes fine, but the ./Setup register fails claiming that
>>> the directory
>>> /opt/local/lib/EdisonAPI-1.2/ghc-6.6/include does not exist. I
>>> can make the
>>> directory by hand, and the registration works. I have an ugly
>>> but I wanted to check with you that this is really a cabal bug.
>>> using ghc-6.4.2 on OS X/ppc worked just fine for me.
>>> Best Wishes,
>> I'm not doing anything unusual with the cabal scripts (that I'm
>> aware of!), so I expect this is a cabal or GHC bug.
>> BTW, could you run the test suite if you get a moment? Every data
>> point helps.
> Hi Rob,
> OK, it looks like cabal has gone slightly broken again. :-(
Any idea what the problem is? Or why other people aren't yelling
about it? Is it only the "register" command that is broken?
> Here's the test data:
> OS X 10.4.8/ppc
> PowerBook G4, 1.5 GHz, 1 GB ram
> ghc-6.6, cabal 1.1.6 as distributed with ghc-6.6, built using
> test output:
> Welcome to Darwin!
> crossroads-able> cd ~/Desktop/edison-22.214.171.124-source/test/
> crossroads-able> ./dist/build/testSuite/testSuite
> Cases: 1728 Tried: 1728 Errors: 0 Failures: 0
Excellent. That's what I like to see. Thanks!
> Everything looks good but for the package registration.
> I should add that I find the Edison package wonderfully easy
> to work with. It has really helped me out while writing simulation
> of the custom communication system for a customer. Many thanks
> to you, Rob, and Chris Okasaki for this fine software!
> Best Wishes,
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