[Haskell-cafe] Re: Building network package on Windows

Johan Tibell johan.tibell at gmail.com
Mon Jun 8 02:47:09 EDT 2009

On Mon, Jun 8, 2009 at 2:04 AM, Iavor Diatchki <iavor.diatchki at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hello,
> Here is an update, in case anyone else runs into the same problem.
> My understanding, is that the problem was caused by a mistake in the
> "configure" script for the "network" package, which after (correctly)
> detecting that IPv6 functionality was not available on my platform, it
> (incorrectly) tried to "gain" this functionality by redefining the
> version of my platform.  Concretely, apparently I have "Windows Vista
> Basic Home Edition", which seems to identify itself as version 0x400,
> while the missing functions are only available on versions of windows
> >= 0x501.
> My workaround was to:
>  1. checkout the network package from the repository on code.haskell.com
>  2. modify configure.ac to comment out the section where it sets the
> windows version to 0x501
>  3. autoreconf
>  4. build using the usual cabal way

Do you mind filing a bug at http://trac.haskell.org/network so we can track
this problem and hopefully fix it in the future (I'm afraid someone with
better Windows knowledge will have to do it)?


-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: http://www.haskell.org/pipermail/haskell-cafe/attachments/20090608/a3ac9ea6/attachment.html

More information about the Haskell-Cafe mailing list