Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Install F# PowerPack on Mac OS X

Operation below is obsolete. Please check phosphorescence: Easier way to install F# PowerPack both on Mac OS X and on Linux.

F# PowerPack is additional libraries for F#. If you are using F# on Windows, you just download and install with .msi installer. But if you are using F# on Mac OS X, let's check these instructions after phosphorescence: Install F# on Mac OS X:

  1. Download F# PowerPack zip from here
  2. cd /Library/Frameworks/Mono.framework/Versions/Current/lib
  3. sudo ln -s fsharp FSharpPowerPack-
  4. sudo unzip ~/FSharpPowerPack.zip

Then check the success of installation.
$ fsharpi

Microsoft (R) F# 2.0 Interactive build
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

For help type #help;;

>#r "FSharp.PowerPack.dll";;

--> Referenced '/Library/Frameworks/Mono.framework/Versions/Current/lib/fsharp/bin/FSharp.PowerPack.dll'

> open SI;;


MCAndre said...

Please fix your strikethroughs.

Youhei Kondou said...

Striked ones are obsolute.
Please check current way on http://phosphor-escence.blogspot.jp/2011/04/easier-way-to-install-f-powerpack-both.html .

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