[Haskell-cafe] runghc Setup.hs doitall

Sebastian Sylvan sebastian.sylvan at gmail.com
Sun Jan 18 11:48:16 EST 2009

Doesn't work on windows.

From: "Jeff Wheeler" <jeff at nokrev.com>
Sent: Sunday, January 18, 2009 4:27 PM
To: <haskell-cafe at haskell.org>
Subject: Re: [Haskell-cafe] runghc Setup.hs doitall

> 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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