Building cabal with cabal fails?
ndmitchell at gmail.com
Thu Aug 17 09:08:44 EDT 2006
> There was some issue with having a sufficiently up to date version of
> Alex. No idea whether that's your problem, but I'd get the latest Alex
A certain irony - one of the reasons I am trying to upgrade Cabal is
because Alex gave Cabal errors, which seem like they might be due to
an old version of Cabal.
> | -----Original Message-----
> | From: libraries-bounces at haskell.org
> [mailto:libraries-bounces at haskell.org] On Behalf Of Neil Mitchell
> | Sent: 17 August 2006 13:48
> | To: libraries at haskell.org
> | Subject: Building cabal with cabal fails?
> | Hi,
> | Using GHC 6.4.2, in prepration for some cabal hacking, I decided to
> | download Cabal from darcs and install it.
> | darcs get http://darcs.haskell.org/packages/Cabal --partial
> | cd Cabal
> | runhaskell Setup configure
> | And I get the error:
> | ./Distribution/Simple.hs:61:1: lexical error
> | Should this work? If not, what should I be doing.
> | Thanks
> | Neil
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