[Haskell-cafe] very hard to build darcs with win32 ghc-6.8.2!

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Wed Jun 4 19:53:13 EDT 2008

On Wed, 2008-06-04 at 10:26 -1000, Tim Newsham wrote:
> I built darcs for win32 recently and it was much more difficult than
> it should be.  Probably most of the blame goes to ghc-6.8.2 binary
> release for win32.  Half of the effort is getting the zlib prereq
> working.
> Previously to build zlib for win32 ghc I did the following:
> http://www.haskell.org/pipermail/haskell-cafe/2007-March/023059.html

The recent versions of the zlib package on hackage bundle a complete
copy of the zlib C library for the benefit of windows users (it uses the
system zlib on all other systems).

So it should "Just Work"tm.


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