[darcs-users] darcs 2.3 beta 1: configure fails with GHC 6.8.3 on FreeBSD

Eric Kow kowey at darcs.net
Wed Jul 8 20:15:07 UTC 2009

Hi Duncan,

Can you you help?

We have a non-Haskeller trying to install darcs-beta, but cabal install
doesn't work for him (because of the error below), so I thought maybe he
just had to run cabal update first... but then he got the same error

If it helps, he installed cabal-install using the bootstrap.sh script.

I thought it defaults to

On Wed, Jul 08, 2009 at 16:07:10 -0400, Mark Stosberg wrote:
>  $ cabal update
>  Warning: No remote package servers have been specified. Usually you would have
>  one specified in the config file.
> I think it could be considered a bug in "cabal-install" that it didn't set me
> up with some servers by default. Maybe it had to do with my non-root install.

Mark: that is odd.  Normally, when I instal cabal-install for the first
time, it puts a default server into the config file.


Eric Kow <http://www.nltg.brighton.ac.uk/home/Eric.Kow>
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