[Xmonad] how to install?

Alec Berryman alec at thened.net
Fri Apr 13 12:53:53 EDT 2007

David Roundy on 2007-04-13 09:36:56 -0700:

> In the X11-extras directory I run:
> ./Setup.lhs configure --prefix=/home/droundy
> ./Setup.lhs build
> ./Setup.lhs install
> and install fails because of lack of permissions.

It's trying to register the package for the entire system instead of
just for your user.  If you run configure with the --user flag, it will
register X11-extras with your local ghc-pkg database instead of the
system-wide one.

This is why the copy command succeeds but then xmonad can't find
X11-extras; X11-extras is in the right place, but ghc-pkg hasn't been
told that it's available.

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