[Haskell-cafe] trouble installing greencard -- -fno-prune-tydecls flag ( was Re: trivial function application question )

David Menendez zednenem at psualum.com
Sat Jan 6 21:43:38 EST 2007

Donald Bruce Stewart writes:

> dmhouse:
> > This is the second time I've seen someone get confused by these
> > messages. I propose we add a 'Configuration successful, now type
> > runhaskell Setup.hs build.' to the bottom of the configure output.
> I agree. This issue is even mentioned here:
> Those new to Cabal always seem to assume things are going badly when
> "happy not found". We need to address the psychological aspect
> of Cabal's config process :)

Perhaps it would be better not to print the missing component messages
by default. There could be a verbose option to turn them back on.

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