I&#39;m running cygwin on WinXP and got a different failure (below) from the latest darcs hs-plugins.&nbsp; Line 11 is right after the TOP definition.&nbsp; Does anyone have a theory about what&#39;s going on here? - Conal<br><br>configure:1954: gcc&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 
conftest.c&nbsp; &gt;&amp;5<br>conftest.c:11: error: missing terminating &quot; character<br>conftest.c:14: error: missing terminating &quot; character<br>configure:1957: $? = 1<br>configure: failed program was:<br>| /* confdefs.h
.&nbsp; */<br>| <br>| #define PACKAGE_NAME &quot;&quot;<br>| #define PACKAGE_TARNAME &quot;&quot;<br>| #define PACKAGE_VERSION &quot;&quot;<br>| #define PACKAGE_STRING &quot;&quot;<br>| #define PACKAGE_BUGREPORT &quot;&quot;<br>
| #define CYGWIN 1<br>| #define LEADING_UNDERSCORE 1<br>| #define TOP &quot;c:\\Haskell\\hs-plugins<br>&quot;<br>| #define WITH_GHC &quot;ghc&quot;<br>| #define GHC_LIB_PATH &quot;c:/ghc/ghc-6.6<br>&quot;<br>| /* end confdefs.h
.&nbsp; */<br>| <br>| int<br>| main ()<br>| {<br>| <br>|&nbsp;&nbsp; ;<br>|&nbsp;&nbsp; return 0;<br>| }<br>configure:1996: error: C compiler cannot create executables<br><br><br><div><span class="gmail_quote">On 3/9/07, <b class="gmail_sendername">
Alistair Bayley</b> &lt;<a href="mailto:alistair@abayley.org">alistair@abayley.org</a>&gt; wrote:</span><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">
&gt; You managed to build the darcs version under ghc 6.6?<br>&gt;<br>&gt; For me runghc setup.hs configure fails<br>&gt; with lots of strange error messages... (below)<br>&gt; other packages build ok.<br>&gt;<br>&gt; Rene.
<br>&gt;<br>&gt; C:\repos\hs-plugins&gt;darcs pull<br>&gt; plink: unknown option &quot;-O&quot;<br>&gt; Pulling from &quot;<a href="http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/~dons/code/hs-plugins">http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/~dons/code/hs-plugins
</a>&quot;...<br>&gt; No remote changes to pull in!<br>&gt;<br>&gt; C:\repos\hs-plugins&gt;runghc Setup.lhs configure<br><br>I used an MSYS shell on Windows. It doesn&#39;t build with ghc/cabal on a<br>basic windows box - you need some sort of Unix clone. Looks like
<br>you&#39;re using cygwin, I think (&#39;cause you still have paths starting<br>with C:\).<br><br>Alistair<br>_______________________________________________<br>Haskell-Cafe mailing list<br><a href="mailto:Haskell-Cafe@haskell.org">
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