Getting lhs2tex working under Win32 (was Re: ANNOUNCE: lhs2tex-1.9)

Sven Panne Sven.Panne at
Sat Jan 24 14:49:46 EST 2004

Antony Courtney wrote:
> [...]1.  GHC does not use Cygwin, and produces executables that do not use 
> the Cygwin library or understand Cygwin-style file paths. [...]

Just a note: Problems like this is exactly the reason why GHC's and Hugs'
configuration scripts contain monstrosities like:

      # Check to see if cygpath exists. If so, use it.
      cygpath -w a >/dev/null 2>&1 && FPTOOLS=`cygpath -w $FPTOOLS | sed -e 's@\\\\@/@g'`

Not nice, but works...


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