[Haskell-cafe] tips on installing System.Console.Readline

Alexander Dunlap alexander.dunlap at gmail.com
Mon Oct 26 21:34:16 EDT 2009

On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 12:52 AM, Michael Mossey <mpm at alumni.caltech.edu> wrote:
> Before I ask my main question, incidentally has anyone noticed that the GHCI
> prompt, on Windows XP, now has auto-completion! (since 6.10) Awesome!
> I'm trying to install System.Console.Readline on Windows XP. I need to have
> GNU readline installed first, which I did (by multiple methods). But running
> 'cabal install readline' it reports that readline is not found. Obviously I
> need to set a path or environment variable... can anyone help?
> Thanks,
> Mike
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Try the --extra-include-dirs and --extra-lib-dirs options to Cabal. If
there's a configure script, you might also need to modify the options
to that.


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