[Haskell-cafe] Re: gd on Win32

Kevin Jardine kevinjardine at gmail.com
Wed Jul 21 03:51:37 EDT 2010

Is there an easy way to install this module on Windows?

I just ran

cabal install gd

and got the rather intimidating response:

Missing C libraries: gd, png, z, jpeg, fontconfig, freetype, expat

I actually have some of these libraries installed (eg. expat) but not

I'm using MinGW.


On Jul 3, 12:27 am, Christopher Done <chrisd... at googlemail.com> wrote:
> OK, here's the cleaned up repo. ready for action:
> http://github.com/chrisdone/gd
> Uploaded to Hackage with me as maintainer:http://hackage.haskell.org/package/gd
> On 2 July 2010 21:34, Christopher Done <chrisd... at googlemail.com> wrote:
> > On 2 July 2010 20:29, Matthew Gruen <wikigraceno... at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> I was wondering the same thing about submitting patches to expose more
> >> of the image functionality, including getting some functions to return
> >> Either instead of failing with a runtime error. Let me know when you
> >> get it set up.
> > That sounds like a good idea. I've setup a repo, I've merged in the
> > latest work I did on it, and I've just updated it to be latest
> > Prelude/base and to comply with -Wall. I'm just going to make it
> > consistent with tibbe's style guide[1] before we start patching it for
> > feature updates, so that we're singing from the same hymn sheet and
> > then I'll let you you here. The Github repo is here:
> >http://github.com/chrisdone/gd
> > What's your Github username? I will add you as a project admin so that
> > you can push to it directly.
> > [1]:http://github.com/tibbe/haskell-style-guide/blob/master/haskell-style.md
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