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Ticket #227 (closed task: fixed)

Opened 2 years ago

Last modified 2 years ago

help needed: Error while installing Haskell Platform

Reported by: himanshubdave Owned by: duncan
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: Generic source tarball Keywords:
Cc: hbdave@…


0. Platform: uname -a Linux laptop 3.2.29-smp #2 SMP Mon Sep 17 13:16:43 CDT 2012 i686 Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T6670 @ 2.20GHz GenuineIntel? GNU/Linux

1. I have already installed GHC:


main = do print (reverse [1..10]) $main


2. haskell-platform-2013.2.0.0$makescripts/ ************************************************** 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/local/bin/ghc" "--make" "Setup" "-o" "Setup" "-package" "Cabal-1.16.0" Linking Setup ... "./Setup" "configure" "--package-db=../../packages/package.conf.inplace" "--prefix=/usr/local" "--with-compiler=/usr/local/bin/ghc" "--with-hc-pkg=/usr/local/bin/ghc-pkg" "--with-hsc2hs=/usr/local/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

I am unable to locate the source of the error. Request help.

Change History

Changed 2 years ago by svenpanne

This is a known (but somehow ignored) bug/incompatiblity in the HP, for a simple solution see

Changed 2 years ago by himanshubdave

  • cc hbdave@… added
  • status changed from new to closed
  • resolution set to fixed

That worked! Thanks a lot for a quick response.

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