[Haskell-cafe] building the unix package and cabal

Galchin Vasili vigalchin at gmail.com
Tue Feb 5 14:06:25 EST 2008

Hi Ian,

     Should gmp-devel be an archive (.a) or a shared object (.so)? If an .a,
don't I have to have an environemmt var to point at it's directory?
I tried your sequence below on unix- and still cannot resolve "gmp".
I did find one gmp .rpm on one of the RHEL cds but without "-devel".

Regards, Vasili

On 2/4/08, Ian Lynagh <igloo at earth.li> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 04, 2008 at 10:50:13AM -0600, Galchin Vasili wrote:
> > more specifically the "gmp" unsatisfied ref shows up with the
> DynamicLinker.
> This works for me, with GHC 6.8.2 and
> http://hackage.haskell.org/packages/archive/unix/
> $ ghc --make Setup
> $ ./Setup configure --user
> $ ./Setup build
> If it's not working for you then you might need a RHEL package called
> something like gmp-devel. If that doesn't fix it, please send us the
> exact commands you are running and the complete output.
> Note that you wouldn't normally compile the unix package yourself,
> however, as it is one of the packages that comes with GHC.
> Thanks
> Ian
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