[Haskell-cafe] glut installation using cabal failed

Henk-Jan van Tuyl hjgtuyl at chello.nl
Tue Apr 14 19:53:34 EDT 2009

On Tue, 14 Apr 2009 08:25:52 +0200, Raja Koduru <kscraja at gmail.com> wrote:

> hi,
> I am a beginner to haskell.
> I am trying to install glut using "cabal install glut"
> Pasting here a tail of the output
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> checking for unistd.h... yes
> checking windows.h usability... yes
> checking windows.h presence... yes
> checking for windows.h... yes
> checking GL/glut.h usability... no
> checking GL/glut.h presence... no
> checking for GL/glut.h... no
> checking for GLUT library... no
> checking for GL/glut.h... (cached) no
> checking GLUT/glut.h usability... no
> checking GLUT/glut.h presence... no
> checking for GLUT/glut.h... no
> configure: error: no GLUT header found, so this package cannot be built
> See `config.log' for more details.
> cabal: Error: some packages failed to install:
> GLUT- failed during the configure step. The exception was:
> exit: ExitFailure 1
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> But I do have "glut.h" in my "D:\ghc\ghc-6.10.2\include\mingw\GL".

Define the environment variable:
(you can add more directories, separate them by ';')
To let the linker find the libraries, define LIBRARY_PATH.

Henk-Jan van Tuyl


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