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Subject: [Haskell-cafe] : cabal install SDL
From: Lie Ryan
Date: Mon, 28 Dec 2009 04:49:24 +1100
C:\Windows\system32>cabal install SDL
Resolving dependencies...
[1 of 1] Compiling Main ( C:\Users\LIERYA~1\AppData\Local\Temp\SDL-0.5.93108\SDL-0.5.9\Setup.lhs, C:\Users\LIERYA~1\AppData\Local\Temp\SDL-0.5.93108\SDL-0.5.9\dist\setup\Main.o )

    Warning: In the use of `defaultUserHooks'
             (imported from Distribution.Simple):
             Deprecated: "Use simpleUserHooks or autoconfUserHooks,
             unless you need Cabal-1.2 compatibility in which case you
             must stick with defaultUserHooks"
Linking C:\Users\LIERYA~1\AppData\Local\Temp\SDL-0.5.93108\SDL-0.5.9\dist\setup\setup.exe ...
Warning: defaultUserHooks in Setup script is deprecated.
Configuring SDL-0.5.9...
setup.exe: sh: runGenProcess: does not exist (No such file or directory)
cabal: Error: some packages failed to install:
SDL-0.5.9 failed during the configure step. The exception was:
exit: ExitFailure 1

I searched on google, it says some modules (e.g. SDL) requires a unix-shell to run the ./configure script. I do have Cygwin on the machine, but I installed GHC/Haskell Platform on the host machine (not on Cygwin). If I installed the SDL package inside cygwin using cabal, would cabal installs the SDL on the Cygwin environment or on the host machine? (i.e. can I use the resultant SDL-binding outside Cygwin?)

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