[Haskell-cafe] installing Network on windows
maciej.podgurski at googlemail.com
Wed Mar 17 16:49:16 EDT 2010
Am 17.03.2010 21:17 schrieb Andrew Coppin:
> gladstein at gladstein.com wrote:
>> I need some advice on the most straightforward way to install the
>> Network package on Windows. I can install Cywgin if that's what it
>> takes. Thanks in advance.
>> cabal install network
>> Resolving dependencies...
>> Configuring network-188.8.131.52...
>> cabal: Error: some packages failed to install:
>> network-184.108.40.206 failed during the configure step. The exception was:
>> sh: runGenProcess: does not exist (No such file or directory)
> Looks like it wants to run "sh" (i.e., the Borne Shell), which
> obviously doesn't exist on Windows. Now I'm sure some kind soul
> somewhere has probably compiled a Win32 binary for it, but I would
> suggest that the build will just immediately trip over again because
> some *other* Unix-only tool isn't available.
> How to fix? Well, I'm guessing you'll be forced to install some kind
> of Unix emulation layer such as Cygwin. I don't have any expertise of
> such things...
You can also use MSYS/MinGW, I prefer this to Cygwin.
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