cabal use questions
pgavin at gmail.com
Tue Sep 2 13:31:31 EDT 2008
minh thu wrote:
> I've some questions related to Cabal.
> The command "ghc-pkg list" reports two versions of
> Cabal : 188.8.131.52 and 184.108.40.206.
> How do I get rid of the first one ?
You don't. The first one is the one that came with GHC, probably. The other
I'm assuming you installed yourself. If you try to remove the first one, I
think GHC will probably break.
> Also, I try to build a Cabal package of my own
> but configuring it doen't work :
> $ runhaskell Setup.lhs configure
> Configuring ae-fast-0.1...
> Setup.lhs: At least the following dependencies are missing:
> GLUT -any, OpenGL -an
$ runhaskell Setup.lhs configure --user
If you've installed the OpenGL and GLUT package with --user, any packages that
use them will have to be configured with --user as well.
If you do ghc-pkg list, it will tell you which packages are installed just for
your user, and which are installed globally.
> I have the OpenGL and GLUT packages (doing :m + them in ghci works).
> I run the configure command in this directory :
> $ ls
> ae-fast.cabal Graphics LICENSE Setup.lhs
> $ cat ae-fast.cabal
> name: ae-fast
> version: 0.1
> Cabal-Version: >= 1.2
> synopsis: Miscellaneous stuffs to easily try new ideas
> description: Miscellaneous stuffs to easily try new ideas
> category: Graphics
> license: BSD3
> license-file: LICENSE
> author: Vo Minh Thu
> maintainer: Vo Minh Thu
> build-type: Simple
> Build-Depends: base, OpenGL, GLUT
> Exposed-Modules: Graphics.AE.Fast.GLUT
Your cabal file looks fine.
> What's wrong ?
> Thank you,
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