[Haskell-cafe] problems installing ghc-6.12.1-x86_64
andrew.polonsky at gmail.com
Fri Jan 22 09:16:39 EST 2010
On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 18:17, Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
<ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com> wrote:
> Andrew Polonsky <andrew.polonsky at gmail.com> writes:
>> Help!! I am trying to build 6.12 on a fresh 64-bit Ubuntu, with no
>> GHC installed yet. The compiler itself builds happily, but when I try
>> to "make install" the Haskell platform, I eventually get the error
> The Haskell Platform is currently for GHC 6.10.4, not 6.12.1. Assuch,
> there's no guarantees.
Ah, that makes sense of course. But what about cabal? Is it possible
to get cabal working without having the ghc package installed?
Isn't there a way to set the whole thing up from the latest GHC,
without dependence on distribution repositories?
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