[Haskell-cafe] More problems [Tetris]

Bayley, Alistair Alistair_Bayley at invescoperpetual.co.uk
Thu Nov 22 04:37:13 EST 2007

> From: haskell-cafe-bounces at haskell.org 
> [mailto:haskell-cafe-bounces at haskell.org] On Behalf Of Andrew Coppin
> > But installing it for GHC 6.8.1 is really
> > easy, but you have to install msys/mingw first. 
> Not keen on installing a Unix emulator just so I can install 
> stuff from Hackage. (Surely this shouldn't be necessary?)

Well, you only have to install msys once, and then life will be just
that little bit easier. I have a point of making it part of the standard
re-install process for my laptop (which seems to be repaved about twice
a year now, for various reasons).

There are a few Haskell libraries whose build process assumes a
unix-like environment, so sometimes it's just easier to drink the

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