[Xmonad] compiling problem

Donald Bruce Stewart dons at cse.unsw.edu.au
Tue Apr 24 21:12:29 EDT 2007

> Hi everyone,
> First off, thanks to everyone who's working on xmonad.  I'm an ion user 
> and I'd love to have equivalent functionality implemented in a (*ahem*) 
> better language.
> I've been going through the procedure to install xmonad-0.1, and I 
> successfully installed all the dependencies.  But the xmonad build fails 
> thusly:
> Preprocessing executables for xmonad-0.1...
> Building xmonad-0.1...
> XMonad.hs:27:7:
>     Could not find module `System.Posix.Process':
>       Use -v to see a list of the files searched for.
> I'm running ghc-6.6 compiled from source on Debian Linux.  Any hints?

You're missing the 'unix' package. Its available from the package
system, or from hackage.haskell.org.

Make sure you have the other dependencies too, like mtl.

-- Don

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