[Haskell-cafe] building c2hs on Mac
Svein Ove Aas
svein.ove at aas.no
Thu Oct 23 08:00:20 EDT 2008
On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 12:38 PM, John Lato <jwlato at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've been trying to build c2hs-0.15.1 on an Intel Mac (10.4), and am
> having some difficulty. It has dependencies on happy and alex, which
> would be fine, except that alex itself seems to require alex (using
> alex 2.2). Does anyone have any suggestions for how to get around
> this? I have ghc-6.8.3 and ghc-6.10 RC, and could use either.
That sounds familiar - happy depends on happy too, at least in the
The general solution is to preprocess the alex files on another
machine, that does have alex installed. Ideally they'd come bundled.
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