[Haskell-cafe] 1,000 packages, so let's build a few!

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Sun Feb 1 09:59:37 EST 2009

On Sat, 2009-01-31 at 14:02 -0800, Don Stewart wrote:

> >    not really :) e.g. my output on a Windows Vista system with GHC
> 6.10.1
> >    cabal install sdl

> >    Configuring SDL-0.5.4...
> >    setup.exe: sh: runGenProcess: does not exist (No such file or directory)

> Isn't this missing C library dependencies, which cabal head now warns
> about?

No, it's about packages using configure scripts which require MSYS on

In principle we should be able to notice this while doing the package
dependency planning and report that we cannot install the package
because it needs sh.exe.


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