[Haskell-cafe] cabal problem?

Jens Blanck jens.blanck at gmail.com
Wed Nov 14 11:16:22 EST 2007

I have problems building X11. I just installed ghc 6.8 but I got the same
behaviour when asking it to use the old compiler.


> runghc Setup.hs configure
Configuring X11-
checking for gcc... gcc
checking for C compiler default output file name... a.out
checking whether the C compiler works... yes
checking whether we are cross compiling... no
checking for suffix of executables...
checking for suffix of object files... o
checking whether we are using the GNU C compiler... yes
checking whether gcc accepts -g... yes
checking for gcc option to accept ANSI C... none needed
checking how to run the C preprocessor... gcc -E
checking for X... libraries /usr/X11R6/lib64, headers /usr/X11R6/include
checking for gethostbyname... yes
checking for connect... yes
checking for remove... yes
checking for shmat... yes
checking for IceConnectionNumber in -lICE... yes
checking whether to build Xinerama... yes
checking for egrep... grep -E
checking for ANSI C header files... yes
checking for sys/types.h... yes
checking for sys/stat.h... yes
checking for stdlib.h... yes
checking for string.h... yes
checking for memory.h... yes
checking for strings.h... yes
checking for inttypes.h... yes
checking for stdint.h... yes
checking for unistd.h... yes
checking X11/extensions/Xinerama.h usability... yes
checking X11/extensions/Xinerama.h presence... yes
checking for X11/extensions/Xinerama.h... yes
configure: creating ./config.status
config.status: creating config.mk
config.status: creating X11.buildinfo
config.status: creating include/HsX11Config.h
config.status: include/HsX11Config.h is unchanged
config.status: creating include/X11_extras_config.h
config.status: include/X11_extras_config.h is unchanged
> runghc Setup.hs build
Preprocessing library X11-
Building X11-
[ 1 of 17] Compiling Graphics.X11.Xlib.Types (
dist/build/Graphics/X11/Xlib/Types.hs, dist/build/Graphics/X11/Xlib/Types.o
[ 2 of 17] Compiling Graphics.X11.Types ( dist/build/Graphics/X11/Types.hs,
dist/build/Graphics/X11/Types.o )
[ 3 of 17] Compiling Graphics.X11.Xlib.Atom (
dist/build/Graphics/X11/Xlib/Atom.hs, dist/build/Graphics/X11/Xlib/Atom.o )
[ 4 of 17] Compiling Graphics.X11.Xlib.Color ( Graphics/X11/Xlib/Color.hs,
dist/build/Graphics/X11/Xlib/Color.o )
[ 5 of 17] Compiling Graphics.X11.Xlib.Context (
Graphics/X11/Xlib/Context.hs, dist/build/Graphics/X11/Xlib/Context.o )
[ 6 of 17] Compiling Graphics.X11.Xlib.Display (
Graphics/X11/Xlib/Display.hs, dist/build/Graphics/X11/Xlib/Display.o )
[ 7 of 17] Compiling Graphics.X11.Xlib.Event (
dist/build/Graphics/X11/Xlib/Event.hs, dist/build/Graphics/X11/Xlib/Event.o
[ 8 of 17] Compiling Graphics.X11.Xlib.Font (
dist/build/Graphics/X11/Xlib/Font.hs, dist/build/Graphics/X11/Xlib/Font.o )
[ 9 of 17] Compiling Graphics.X11.Xlib.Misc (
dist/build/Graphics/X11/Xlib/Misc.hs, dist/build/Graphics/X11/Xlib/Misc.o )
[10 of 17] Compiling Graphics.X11.Xlib.Region ( Graphics/X11/Xlib/Region.hs,
dist/build/Graphics/X11/Xlib/Region.o )
[11 of 17] Compiling Graphics.X11.Xlib.Screen ( Graphics/X11/Xlib/Screen.hs,
dist/build/Graphics/X11/Xlib/Screen.o )
[12 of 17] Compiling Graphics.X11.Xlib.Window ( Graphics/X11/Xlib/Window.hs,
dist/build/Graphics/X11/Xlib/Window.o )
[13 of 17] Compiling Graphics.X11.Xlib.Image ( Graphics/X11/Xlib/Image.hs,
dist/build/Graphics/X11/Xlib/Image.o )
[14 of 17] Compiling Graphics.X11.Xlib ( Graphics/X11/Xlib.hs,
dist/build/Graphics/X11/Xlib.o )
[15 of 17] Compiling Graphics.X11.Xlib.Extras (
dist/build/Graphics/X11/Xlib/Extras.o )
Warning: orphan instances:
  instance base:GHC.Read.Read [
    = $f1

[16 of 17] Compiling Graphics.X11.Xinerama (
dist/build/Graphics/X11/Xinerama.hs, dist/build/Graphics/X11/Xinerama.o )
[17 of 17] Compiling Graphics.X11     ( Graphics/X11.hs,
dist/build/Graphics/X11.o )
/usr/bin/ar: creating dist/build/libHSX11-
> sudo runghc Setup.hs install
root's password:
Setup.hs: Warning: Unknown field 'build-type'
Setup.hs: error reading ./.setup-config; run "setup configure" command?
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