From: Axel Simon <simona@co...> - 2010-05-27 18:14:04
Thu May 27 14:13:10 EDT 2010 Axel.Simon@...
* Note that Cabal 1.8 is required for ghci support under Windows.
hunk ./INSTALL 76
-install MinGW nor MSys but it does not hurt if they are installed on your
-system. Install the binaries by unpacking them into a directory without
+install MinGW nor MSys (but it does not hurt if they are installed on your
+system). Install the binaries by unpacking them into a directory without
hunk ./INSTALL 98
+ghci and Gtk2Hs on Windows
+Due to the way cabal registers packages with ghc, it is quite difficult to perform the
+renaming of libraries which is necessary for the binary Windows bundle to work. As a
+consequence, the cabal package can do this renaming only with Cabal 1.8 (shipped with ghc
+6.12). If you use ghc 6.10 or earlier, you need to upgrade your Cabal system to 1.8 if you
+want to build Gtk2Hs with ghci support. Note that it is always possible to build executables
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