[Haskell-cafe] Re: cabal library dependencies

Nehir Sonmez nehir.sonmez at bsc.es
Mon Oct 8 09:30:19 EDT 2007

Sure, that did it! Thank you very much Christian...

Christian Maeder wrote:
> Could you try
> ./Setup configure --prefix=$HOME/somewhere --user
> HTH Christian
> Nehir Sonmez wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> To test some programs written in CABAL, I need to use a server (where I
>> do not have root access) with GHC 6.6.1 (in-place) installed. However,
>> many programs need more libraries that have to be installed, (such as
>> binary, or derive) for which, even when I use ./Setup configure
>> --prefix=something,
>> 1) After the ./Setup build, it can not do ./Setup install correctly
>> because I am not root, ie.
>> Installing: /usr/local/lib/derive-0.1/ghc-6.6.1 & /usr/local/bin
>> derive-0.1...
>> Setup: /usr/local/lib/derive-0.1: createDirectory: permission denied
>> (Permission denied)
>> 2) But the .o and the .a files are created. However possibly due to (1),
>> I can not make the program see the library, so in the end when I try
>> configuring the program, I get (for example):
>> Setup: cannot satisfy dependency derive-any
>> possible solutions I could think of were:
>> 2) use configure with a --with flag
>> 3) copying the library files to the prefix directory of the program I
>> ultimately want to run
>> 4) The -L flag
>> and still no luck, so here I am asking for your help... Thanks a lot in
>> advance,
>> Sincerely,
>> -Nehir Sonmez

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