[Haskell-cafe] ghc on mac

Vikrant vikrant.patil at gmail.com
Mon May 26 07:18:13 EDT 2008

Hi,   I downloaded bz file from haskell.org (

After unzipping it I ran

 ./configure --prefix=<my-dir>

then ran

make install

it installs with no problem but If I try to run it it gives me error as said
in previous mail.
I will try your suggestion...


2008/5/26 Thomas Davie <tom.davie at gmail.com>:

> On 26 May 2008, at 11:51, Vikrant wrote:
>  Hi,
>>   I am trying to install ghc-6.8.2 on mac leopard. I get following error
>> if I try to run ghci
>> dyld: Library not loaded: /opt/local/lib/libreadline.5.2.dylib
>>  Referenced from: /Users/vikrant/Applications/ghc/lib/ghc-6.8.2/ghc-6.8.2
>>  Reason: image not found
>> Trace/BPT trap
> You need to install readline using MacPorts.
> The current binary installer on haskell.org shouldn't need this.  How have
> you been trying to build ghc?
> Thanks
> Bob
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