[Haskell-cafe] Installation of hs-plugins

Bayley, Alistair Alistair_Bayley at invescoperpetual.co.uk
Fri Apr 20 06:32:20 EDT 2007

> From: haskell-cafe-bounces at haskell.org 
> [mailto:haskell-cafe-bounces at haskell.org] On Behalf Of Philipp Volgger
> could somebody please tell me how hs-plugins has to be installed. I 
> tried it with hs-plguin 1.0rc1 and I was unable to build it. I did
>     runhaskell Setup.lhs configure
>     runhaskell Setup.lhs build   (Crash without any information)
> I tried it wiht GHC 6.4, 6.4.1 and 6.6.
> I am using Windows XP with SP2.

I'm pretty sure you need to install under some kind of bash shell. I
used mingw on WinXP, but I think it can be done with cygwin. I'd
recommend mingw if you don't have either installed.

Note that hs-plugins doesn't work with ghc-6.6 yet on Windows, so stick
with 6.4.1 if you can.

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