Cabal 18.104.22.168 on Debian Stable/GHC 6.6
duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Tue Jun 24 05:57:40 EDT 2008
On Tue, 2008-06-24 at 10:51 +0200, Jochem Berndsen wrote:
> On a Debian stable (etch) system, I have the following packages
> jochem at huygens:/tmp/Cabal-22.214.171.124$ dpkg -l | grep ghc
> ii ghc6 6.6-3
Ok, so that's actually ghc-6.6 not 6.6.1
> jochem at huygens:/tmp/bimap-0.2.2$ runghc Setup.lhs configure
> Configuring bimap-0.2.2...
> Setup.lhs: ghc version >=6.4 is required but the version of /usr/bin/ghc
> not be determined.
> jochem at huygens:/tmp/bimap-0.2.2$
> Cabal 126.96.36.199 seems to be working. What am I doing wrong? Or is this an
> unsupported combination?
It's an untested combination. I checked it with 6.6.1 but not 6.6.
It is supposed to work (indeed it's supposed to work with 6.4) so we
should figure out what's going wrong.
Can you :
$ runghc Setup.lhs configure -v3
It should give more detail about how Cabal called ghc and what string
value it returned.
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