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Ticket #185 (closed defect: invalid)

Opened 3 years ago

Last modified 3 years ago

cabal install gtk failed

Reported by: frodogreat Owned by: dons
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: Platform Keywords:
Cc:

Description

machine: Linux 2.6.18-194.el5 x86_64 ghc version: 7.0.3

"cabal update" and "cabal install cabal-install" completed successfully. When I tried to install gtk using cabal, it fails with the following message (please see attached file for details):

Graphics/UI/Gtk/Types.chs:4837:7:

Not in scope: type constructor or class `TooltipClass?'

Graphics/UI/Gtk/Types.chs:4842:10:

Not in scope: type constructor or class `TooltipClass?'

cabal: Error: some packages failed to install: gtk-0.12.1 failed during the building phase. The exception was: ExitFailure? 1

Attachments

report.txt (1.4 kB) - added by frodogreat 3 years ago.
including the kernel and version numbers and error message when install

Change History

Changed 3 years ago by frodogreat

including the kernel and version numbers and error message when install

Changed 3 years ago by petersen

  • status changed from new to closed
  • resolution set to invalid
  • component changed from Package Addition to Platform

Have you tried asking gtk2hs upstream about this? I doubt this is cabal-install or haskell-platform's fault.

I am not sure but the version of gtk2 in RHEL5 might be too old for gtk-0.12. If that is the case ideally it should warn you then though.

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