[Haskell-cafe] Can't build Lambdabot

Stefan O'Rear stefanor at cox.net
Mon Jun 18 18:02:05 EDT 2007

On Mon, Jun 18, 2007 at 05:07:19PM +0200, Daniel Fischer wrote:
> Hi all,
> so I got myself a brand new lambdabot-4.0 today, but failed miserably building 
> it.
> First, build-depends lists fps>=0.7.
> Now Data.ByteString(.*) is in base(since 6.6.1, I believe).
> Easy to fix, just delete the entry in lambdabot.cabal.
> After apparently successful configuration, ./build fails, because 'breakChar' 
> is no longer present (in fps-0.8 or the 6.6.1 base).
> Okay, change breakChar '\n' to break (== '\n') in BotPP.hs and hope for the 
> best. Trying ./build again, fails with
> Preprocessing executables for lambdabot-4.0...
> Building lambdabot-4.0...
> Plugin.hs:46:7:
>     Could not find module `Text.Regex':
>       it is a member of package regex-compat-0.71, which is hidden
> which would be easy to fix if regex-compat-0.71 WERE hidden, bu it's NOT, it's 
> definitely exposed.
> So what's going on here and how can I get myself a working lambdabot?
> I'm on an i386-linux, if that matters.

Lambdabot 4.0 is hopelessly obsolete.  Use the darcs version...


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