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Getting Phooey to Run

This is very interesting. Getting this apparently simple proof of concept working is difficult for me. I've tried on Suse 10.2 and Windows XP. files I used on XP:


The recommended wxwindows 2.4.2 requires a wxhaskell dependent on ghc640. The problem is that arrows require base >=2.0 I could update Cabal to 1.1.7 using darcs etc. But I find no instructions on how to update the base-1.0 which comes with GHC 6.4.0. Even with instructions I think it requires a C compiler or more?

I use WinXP, GHC 6.6, and wxWidgets 2.4.2. I compiled wxWidgets and wxHaskell from sources. Conal 23:47, 20 February 2007 (UTC)

Yes, this looks nice; I can report partiual success on linux. I was able to build using ghc6.6 on Fedora 5, using wxGTK version 2.6.3 (built from source) and then wxHaskell. Phooey examples ran, however titles (window and panel) did not appear correctly, nor did text output, e.g. on the "shopping list" example the "total" field remains blank. On checking the wxHaskell demos, it seems the problem is in there.