[Haskell-cafe] EclipseFP fails to install

Brent Yorgey byorgey at seas.upenn.edu
Tue Sep 6 15:20:21 CEST 2011

On Mon, Sep 05, 2011 at 12:12:40AM +0200, Henk-Jan van Tuyl wrote:
> L.S.,
> I have installed Eclipse 3.7 and EclipseFP 2.1.0 on my Windows XP computer
> After trying to install EclipseFP in Eclipse, I got the following message:
>   C:\Programs\Haskell Platform\2011.2.0.1\bin\ghc-pkg.exe dump --global
>   cabal.0.6.0.exe: failed to parse output of 'ghc-pkg dump'
> What can I do about this?

cabal-0.6.0 is quite old and does not work with newer versions of
ghc.  If you have version 2011.2.0.1 of the HP installed then you
ought to have a later version of cabal, so I am not sure why
cabal-0.6.0 is being called.


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