cabal configure screw-up

Ross Paterson ross at
Wed Aug 24 20:48:54 EDT 2005

On Sat, Aug 20, 2005 at 05:14:33PM -0700, Frederik Eaton wrote:
> I'm experiencing the following problem. I'm trying to use a
> 'configure' script which is not a 'sh' script, but Cabal assumes that
> all 'configure' scripts are 'sh' scripts regardless of what '#!' line
> they start with. Isaac says this is your doing. What is the reason for
> it?

It's a kludge to make this work under MinGW, where #! isn't available
for programs invoked from Haskell.  I've now changed it to use sh only
under MinGW, though this isn't a perfect solution.

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