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I have completed the pioneer program and am writing my own app. I've created my react front end and now am trying to serialize my smart contract in Haskell for a minting policy I wrote. The problem I am having is I believe I am unable to get the Plutus library installed correctly. I did a cabal update then cabal init to get cabal in my program. I then pretty much copied the cabal configuration from Week05 in the pioneer program with some slight modifications in to my project. See below

cabal-version:      2.4
name:               
version:            0.1.0.0
synopsis:           
license:            Apache-2.0
build-type:         Simple

extra-source-files:
   CHANGELOG.md
   README.md

common common-all
    build-depends:    base ^>=4.14.3.0
                , aeson
                , bytestring
                , containers
                , cardano-api
                , data-default
                , plutus-ledger-api
                , plutus-tx-plugin
                , plutus-tx
                , text
                , serialise
                , utilities
default-language: Haskell2010
ghc-options: -Wall -fobject-code -fno-ignore-interface-pragmas
             -fno-omit-interface-pragmas -fno-strictness 
             -fno-spec-constr -fno-specialise -fexpose-all-unfoldings
             -fplugin-opt PlutusTx.Plugin:defer-errors



library 
import:             common-all
hs-source-dirs:     app
exposed-modules:    TC_Contract

I have an app folder where I have TC_Contract.hs so I belivee I have everything I need setup correctly in the cabal configuration.

when I try to use the cabal repl command I get enter image description here

The error says it cannot find plutus-ledger-api which is in the cabal file. If I comment out plutus-ledger-api then it does to the next one on the list of build-depends. It is like I am missing a reference to something but I don't know where. I think I am missing some information on how I actually get Plutus in my project. I've built a cabal file for a standard haskell program without a problem and the cabal files in the pioneer program were already complete. Confused on what to do. Does anyone have any ideas? Thanks.

Oh also as I note I copied the Utilities folder into my dapp from the pioneer program code as there was a lot of useful functions in there. It is strange that file had its own cabal file as well. Not sure if that is creating a problem as well.

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Someone mentioned something to me on the Cardano discord that I needed my cabal.project file. I guess for some reason using cabal init doesn't put it in there? Anyway, after I put that file in there and configured it everything built properly.

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