Cabal install error msg
duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Tue Mar 17 06:05:13 EDT 2009
On Tue, 2009-03-17 at 15:30 +1030, Mark Spezzano wrote:
> Hi all,
> I’m trying to do an install of OpenGL on Windows using Cabal
> I type
> >cabal.exe configure OpenGL
> And get
> sh: runProcess: does not exist (No such file or directory)
> What’s the cause?
The OpenGL package uses a ./configure script which needs sh.exe and
various other programs. Cabal is trying to run sh.exe but it cannot find
To build the OpenGL package on Windows you need to build it from within
an MSYS shell (which provides sh.exe and the other required tools).
There's also a ticket for the bad error message:
#403 Bad error message when running ./configure fails to find sh
It should be very easy to improve the error message. Patches welcome.
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