Isaac Jones ijones at
Wed Feb 1 02:02:17 EST 2006

John Meacham <john at> writes:

> I am trying to get a development version of cabal working
> ;darcs get
> ;runhaskell Setup.lhs
> ./Distribution/Simple.hs:61:1: lexical error
> zsh: exit 1     runhaskell Setup.lhs

This is probably a cpp problem.  A side-effect of cabal having to
bootstrap itself.  That's why the makefile is there.

> ;make
> Makefile:2: ../mk/ No such file or directory
> Makefile:24: ../mk/ No such file or directory
> make: *** No rule to make target `../mk/'.  Stop.
> zsh: exit 2     make

But this is the wrong makefile.  This makefile doesn't work outside
the fptools tree...

> is there another one to try?

Yep, get the one from here:
darcs get



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