[Haskell-cafe] strange cabal error
duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Sat May 24 05:36:15 EDT 2008
On Fri, 2008-05-23 at 15:07 -0500, John Lato wrote:
> I recently ran into a strange cabal error. When trying to configure a
> package (leksah 0.1.1) I get the following error:
> MacBook-Pro:leksah-0.1.1 jwl$ runhaskell Setup.lhs configure
> Configuring leksah-0.1.1...
> Setup.lhs: ghc version >=6.2 is required but the version of
> /usr/local/bin/ghc could not be determined.
> MacBook-Pro:leksah-0.1.1 jwl$ /usr/local/bin/ghc --version
> The Glorious Glasgow Haskell Compilation System, version 6.8.2
Run the configure step again with -v3, we should be able to see in the
log exactly what string we got back from ghc.
Also, to make sure you're using the version of the Cabal library you
ghc --make Setup.hs -package Cabal-126.96.36.199
That way we know what we're using, even if you happen to have multiple
versions of Cabal installed or if runhaskell happens to point at hugs
rather than ghc.
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