[Haskell-cafe] question about "faulting in" Haskell packages ...
vigalchin at gmail.com
Sat Aug 2 03:23:23 EDT 2008
cool david ....
1) I have to upgrade to ghc 6.8.3
2) I "may/probably will have more" questions
very kind thanks,
On Sat, Aug 2, 2008 at 1:52 AM, david48
<dav.vire+haskell at gmail.com<dav.vire%2Bhaskell at gmail.com>
> You need to get cabal-install.
> Here's how I got it working on kubuntu :
> 1) install GHC 6.8.3 from haskell.org's binaries (kubuntu hardy isn't
> at 6.8.3 yet....)
> 2) download from hackage :
> * cabal-install-0.5.1.tar.gz from hackage
> * HTTP-3001.0.4.tar.gz
> * zlib-0.4.0.4.tar.gz
> * Cabal-184.108.40.206.tar.gz
> 3) build and install http, zlib, Cabal and then cabal-install
> for each package you have to type (*) :
> runhaskell Setup.hs configure
> runhaskell Setup.hs build
> sudo runhaskell Setup.hs install
> (*) sometimes it'll be Setup.lhs, I'm annoyed that it's not always the
> same name, can't rely on shell history :(
> 4) once cabal-install is installed you can do
> cabal update
> sudo cabal upgrade --global
> that'll upgrade all your ghc's packages.
> 5) from now if you want to install package a just type
> cabal install a --global
> cabal should download packages b,c,d for you if required.
> P.S. Sorry for the previous email, it got sent before I finished it :)
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