Some success now.
Reverting to building by hand, if I
1. edit config.ml to put "" quotes around the name of the GHC executable
(since it contains spaces AND () ),
2. edit Makefile to add -package base-220.127.116.11 on to the --make line,
things proceed through the build and install stage properly.
For doing things by-hand, it would be nice if the 'configure' script
automatically put "" quotes aroung the name of the GHC executable when
generating config.mk. I took a look to see if I could figure out a
patch to do that, but it wasn't obvious enough.
Also, it would be nice if there were an lhs2tex version which worked
out-of-the-box with base>=4, since the Makefile for that seems,
Best would be if cabal was cygwin-friendlier. Unfortunately, that seems
to be a lot easier said that done :-(.
Now I have to see if 'poly' style *actually* works...
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