need some help please -- having build issues with ghc 6.6.1
duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Fri Oct 17 03:23:36 EDT 2008
On Thu, 2008-10-16 at 23:25 -0600, Toufique, Imam wrote:
> Hi Duncan,
> Thanks very much for responding to my e-mail.
> If it is not too much of trouble, could you please explain the binary
> build process? I am looking at the url you sent and I am not sure
> where to start( to be honest with you). I will not give up, I will
> keep looking though. ;-)
You download the tarball, eg ghc-6.8.3-i386-unknown-linux.tar.bz2
and unpack it, then run ./configure and then sudo make install. That
will install it to /usr/local. If you want to put it elsewhere
use ./configure --prefix= instead.
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