Question about packages and GHCi
Malcolm.Wallace at cs.york.ac.uk
Wed Feb 2 06:17:26 EST 2005
"Simon Marlow" <simonmar at microsoft.com> writes:
> > (1) When I try to add a package to ghc, I receive the
> > error message that a GHCi lib file cannot be found.
> > > ghc-pkg -u -i fgl.pkg
> > Reading package info from "fgl.pkg"done.
> > Expanding embedded variables... done.
> > warning: can't find GHCi lib `HSfgl.o'
> > Saving old package config file... done.
> > Writing new package config file... done.
> > The missing file `HSfgl.o' is located on the
> > current directory as well as in the directory
> > where all other .o and .a files for GHC are
> > kept (/usr/local/lib/ghc-6.2/).
> ghc-pkg is looking in the directories specified in the library_dirs
> field in fgl.pkg. HSfgl.o should be in one of those directories.
This has puzzled me for a long time as well. I /always/ get this
warning message, even when the HSfoo.o file is in the correct place,
as listed in library_dirs.
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