[Haskell-cafe] Installing GHC with libedit in nonstandard location

Robin Green greenrd at greenrd.org
Sat Jan 24 01:19:51 EST 2009

On Sat, 24 Jan 2009 07:23:04 -0800 (PST)
Grzegorz Chrupala <grzegorz.chrupala at computing.dcu.ie> wrote:

> So GHC installs but when I try to run it is fails with: error while
> loading shared libraries: libedit.so.0: cannot open shared object
> file: No such file ordirectory
> I tried setting LIBRARY_PATH and LD_RUN_PATH to $HOME/lib but it
> doesn't help

The variable you need to set is LD_LIBRARY_PATH


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