[Haskell-cafe] Trouble installing leksah

david48 dav.vire+haskell at gmail.com
Thu Sep 17 03:39:59 EDT 2009

On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 9:01 AM, Gregory Propf <gregorypropf at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I now have the Haskell platform install problem solved but I'm now trying to get the leksah IDE installed and I'm getting this.
> runhaskell Setup configure
> Configuring leksah-0.6.1...
> Setup: At least the following dependencies are missing:
> glib >=0.10, gtk >=0.10, gtksourceview2 >=0.10.0
> I am aware that these are actually C development libraries, not Haskell modules.  The thing is that they are all installed, using the Ubuntu synaptic tool.  This is Ubuntu 9.04.  Is there something I need to tell cabal about where these libraries are?

You need to install gtk2hs, a haskell binding to gtk libraries. When
you build it, make sure to build the gtksourceview component as well.
On (K)ubuntu you will need to download the gtk2hs tarball, install gtk
dev libraries, and the usual configure, make and make install.

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