[Haskell-cafe] Can't install Haskell Platform on 64-bit Linux

Colin Paul Adams colin at colina.demon.co.uk
Tue Aug 18 05:58:44 EDT 2009

>>>>> "Magnus" == Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org> writes:

    Magnus> On Tue, Aug 18, 2009 at 10:25 AM, Colin Paul
    Magnus> Adams<colin at colina.demon.co.uk> wrote:
    >> I installed GHC 6.10.4 (as ./configure said it was required)
    >> from a .bz2 file on the GHC downloads page. I then tried
    >> ./configure for the platform again, and got:

    Magnus> What distribution of Linux do you use?


    Magnus> I'd strongly suggest getting it from your distro's repo
    Magnus> rather than downloading the tar-ball.  That way you avoid
    Magnus> satisfying dependencies manually.

It's not available.

Colin Adams
Preston Lancashire

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