[Haskell-cafe] Re: cabal-install
nominolo at googlemail.com
Wed Nov 28 15:00:27 EST 2007
On Wed, 2007-11-28 at 20:46 +0100, Ben Franksen wrote:
> Don Stewart wrote:
> > ben.franksen:
> >> cabal: dist/Conftest.c: openFile: does not exist (No such file or
> >> directory)
> > This one is due to having an out of date cabal. Upgrade to darcs cabal,
> > then rebuild cabal-install, and things should go fine.
> Ok. So the package is broken in that it doesn't work with the advertised
> version of Cabal as stated on hackage:
> See the line
> base (>=2.0&&<2.2), Cabal (>=1.2), filepath (>=1.0), HTTP
> (>=3000.0&&<3001.1), network, zlib (>=0.3)
> Anyway, I'll follow your advice & install latest cabal from darcs repo. (*
> looks for repo URL in Cabal home page; under "Download", nothing, hmmm; ah
> it's under "Source Code", right. Wait for darcs to finish getting...here we
> go *)
> ben at sarun: .../software/haskell > darcs get --partial
> Copying patch 115 of 115... done!
> Applying patch 114 of 114... done.
> Finished getting.
> ben at sarun: .../software/haskell > cd cabal
> ben at sarun: .../haskell/cabal > runhaskell Setup.lhs configure
> Distribution/Simple/NHC.hs:77:1: lexical error at character 'i'
> Ben (feels like a real beta-tester now ;-)
Well, Cabal cannot automatically compile itself with itself.
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