[xmonad] Can't use any of the contrib modules

wagnerdm at seas.upenn.edu wagnerdm at seas.upenn.edu
Mon Sep 19 18:49:27 CEST 2011

Quoting Anthony Campbell <ac at acampbell.org.uk>:

> On 19 Sep 2011, wagnerdm at seas.upenn.edu wrote:
>> Quoting Anthony Campbell <ac at acampbell.org.uk>:
>> >On 19 Sep 2011, Anthony Campbell wrote:
>> >
>> >getting an "out of scope" error until I replaced defaultTConf with
>> >defaultTheme. The xmonad.hs now reads:
>> >I think the documentation should  be ameneded to include this change?
>> This is exactly what I changed with the patch I pushed (+ a few
>> other inconsistencies elsewhere), and exactly the change I suggested
>> three days ago (along with several others). Note that the website
>> does not show the documentation from darcs xmonad, but from the
>> latest release of xmonad. Please "darcs pull", then rebuild the
>> documentation locally on your machine to see the change.
> Thanks; I knew nothing about darcs but I got it and  ran:
> darcs get http://code.haskell.org/XMonadContrib
> This seemed to complete (with some CRC errors which are said not to be
> serious) but I think I need to something else to rebuild the
> documentation though I don't know what. Probably I'd better give up at
> this stage as I'm getting well out of my depth!

Once in the XMonadContrib directory, "cabal configure" followed by  
"cabal haddock" is supposed to Just Work. Let us know if it doesn't,  
or hop on #xmonad or #haskell for a more interactive experience.


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