[Haskell-cafe] I can't install hs-plugins beceause of Linker.h
dons at galois.com
Sun Mar 15 16:21:27 EDT 2009
Fixed on hackage.
$ cabal update
$ cabal install plugins-1.4.1
Or via the web:
> Thanks. Problem solved now!
> On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 7:20 PM, Duncan Coutts
> <duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk> wrote:
> > On Sun, 2009-03-15 at 11:38 +0600, Yuri Kashnikoff wrote:
> >> Hi!
> >> I was trying to install hs-plugins both from sources "$./Setup.lhs
> >> ..." and with "$cabal fetch&&cabal install" and both failed.
> >> It always reports that Linker.h is missing.
> >> Setup.lhs: Missing dependency on a foreign library:
> >> * Missing header file: Linker.h
> >> This problem can usually be solved by installing the system package that
> >> provides this library (you may need the "-dev" version). If the library is
> >> already installed but in a non-standard location then you can use the flags
> >> --extra-include-dirs= and --extra-lib-dirs= to specify where it is.
> > It's a bug in the package that was exposed when Cabal-126.96.36.199 started
> > checking for header files and C libs. I reported the bug to the package
> > maintainer at the time of the release of Cabal-188.8.131.52.
> > Until the maintainer updates it, the fix is to edit the .cabal file and
> > simply remove the mention of Linker.h. You can use the new cabal unpack
> > command:
> > cabal unpack plugins
> > cd plugins-1.4.0
> > vi plugins.cabal
> > cabal install
> > Duncan
> Yuri S. Kashnikov
> Novosibirsk State University, Russia
> 2 Pirogova street
> 630090, Novosibirsk-90
> yuri.kashnikoff at gmail.com
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