[Haskell-cafe] cabal Setup.hs configure - cabal doesnt produce
gwern0 at gmail.com
Sun May 18 17:11:50 EDT 2008
On 2008.05.19 06:53:22 +1000, geoffrey <lordgeoffrey at optushome.com.au> scribbled 1.8K characters:
> I am trying to install nanocurses, but cabal isn't creating the setup-config file in dist/
> I have run (and re-run) runghc Setup.hs configure
> The first time it complained about mpg123 (whatever that is) so i installed the other
> dependencies - unix & bytestring
The mpg123 warning is leftover from hmp3; mpg123 is a media player hmp3 needs to actually play the audio files. I hadn't noticed it. Obviously it has no relevance to a curses binding, so I've edited that out and uploaded a small version bump.
> Then i tried to re-run setup configure for nano again. Configure creates the dist directory
> but no files.
> I have deleted and untarred the files and retried,but to no avail.
> Any clues?
> (OS: Ubuntu hardy, GHC: 6.8.2)
Dunno. If Cabal usually works for you, but just no with nanocurses, my guess would be perhaps the mpg123 check is causing the configure script to bail out?
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