[Haskell-cafe] Re: Can't install Leksah

jutaro jnf at arcor.de
Sat Nov 27 15:20:38 CET 2010

Hi Paul,
ghc is a package, which exposes Ghc-Api as a library. It gets usually
installed, when you install Ghc or Haskell platform. As I remeber , it is
usually in a hidden state, but ghc-pkg list should show it.


Paul Johnson-2 wrote:
> On 27/11/10 11:25, Christopher Done wrote:
>> Interesting. Perhaps Cabal isn't looking at the same GHC version. If 
>> you run cabal install with --version passed to GHC, GHC will just 
>> output the version instead of doing any compiling and the install will 
>> stop. You can see what version Cabal actually uses. Maybe it's different?
> Cabal is using ghc-6.12.3.  However with Leksah it doesn't seem to be 
> getting that far: it seems to be looking for a package called "ghc" 
> during dependency analysis.  However when I run "ghc-pkg list" there is 
> no such package.  Obviously this is meant to be a package that flags the 
> compiler version for Cabal.  Is it a bug that I don't have one?
> Paul
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