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Ticket #225 (new defect)

Opened 14 months ago

2013.2.0.0 fails to build

Reported by: rmason Owned by:
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: (none-specified) Keywords:


On Arch linux, with ghc 7.6.3 from the Arch repo.:

tar xvzf haskell-platform-2013.2.0.0.tar.gz cd haskell-platform-2013.2.0.0 ./configure pyrope haskell-platform-2013.2.0.0 $ make scripts/ ************************************************** Scanning system for any installed Haskell Platform components...

Found: None.

New packages to install:

HUnit- OpenGLRaw- GLURaw- OpenGL- GLUT- html- parallel- primitive- random- QuickCheck?-2.6 alex-3.0.5 split-0.2.2 stm-2.4.2 async- syb-0.4.0 haskell-src- text- attoparsec- hashable- case-insensitive- transformers- mtl-2.1.2 fgl- happy-1.18.10 parsec-3.1.3 network- HTTP-4000.2.8 regex-base-0.93.2 regex-posix-0.95.2 regex-compat-0.95.1 unordered-containers- vector- xhtml-3000.2.1 cgi-3001.1.7.5 zlib- cabal-install- haskell-platform-2013.2.0.0

************************************************** Building HUnit- "/usr/bin/ghc" "--make" "Setup" "-o" "Setup" "-package" "Cabal-1.16.0" [1 of 1] Compiling Main ( Setup.hs, Setup.o ) Linking Setup ... "./Setup" "configure" "--package-db=../../packages/package.conf.inplace" "--prefix=/usr/local" "--with-compiler=/usr/bin/ghc" "--with-hc-pkg=/usr/bin/ghc-pkg" "--with-hsc2hs=/usr/bin/hsc2hs" "--enable-library-profiling" "--ghc-pkg-option=--package-conf=../../packages/package.conf.inplace" Configuring HUnit- Setup: Use of GHC's environment variable GHC_PACKAGE_PATH is incompatible with Cabal. Use the flag --package-db to specify a package database (it can be used multiple times).

Error: Configuring the HUnit- package failed make: *** [build.stamp] Error 2

The envar GHC_PACKAGE_PATH mentioned in the error message is not set.

I apologise if this is the wrong medium to make this report; I found no contact info on the haskell-platform download site.

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