[Haskell-cafe] runghc Setup.hs doitall

Jeff Wheeler jeff at nokrev.com
Sun Jan 18 11:27:51 EST 2009

On Sun, 2009-01-18 at 16:22 +0000, Sebastian Sylvan wrote:

> Is there some sort of bundle that you can use to install cabal-install 
> easily? Because it looks to me like I'd have to spend the better part of an 
> evening manually downloading and installing the gazillion of dependencies it 
> has, which is far too much work when I just wanted to spend ten minutes 
> playing with some package...

There's a bootstrap.sh file in root of the cabal-install that can do
this automatically.

In my experience, it usually fails because of missing dependencies like
zlib-dev on my own system, but those are easy to fix, at which point I
can rerun the bootstrap script.

Jeff Wheeler

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