Windows Install Issues for erf (and statistics)
marlowsd at gmail.com
Mon Sep 21 05:38:52 EDT 2009
I couldn't find anything - happy to look into it if someone points me to
On 20/09/2009 12:22, Lennart Augustsson wrote:
> I complained about the very same thing, I think there's even a ghc bug
> report about it.
> It's something about how symbols are looked up and loaded in ghci.
> I've not been able to come up with a workaround either.
> -- Lennart
> On Sun, Sep 20, 2009 at 3:37 PM, Dominic Steinitz<dominic at steinitz.org> wrote:
>> The package statistics uses the package erf. Doing cabal install statistics
>> works fine but when I try to use anything I get:
>>> Loading package syb ... linking ... done.
>>> Loading package base-126.96.36.199 ... linking ... done.
>>> Loading package erf-188.8.131.52 ... linking ...<interactive>:
>>> C:\Program Files\Haskell\erf-184.108.40.206\ghc-6.10.1\HSerf-220.127.116.11.o: unknown
>>> : unable to load package `erf-18.104.22.168'
>> I assume that erf is looking for some C functions which are available on
>> linux but not windows.
>> I'm not sure what the solution is. Should cabal complain? Should there be
>> some documentation on the erf homepage telling windows users what to do? Or
>> at least that it doesn't work on windows?
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