[Haskell-beginners] Using The Cabal that comes with GHC 6.10 on Windows

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Sat Mar 7 12:38:46 EST 2009

On 2009 Mar 7, at 5:42, Glenn wrote:
> I've installed GHC 6.10.1, which comes with Cabal.
> However, it doesn't seem to come in executable form ?

Cabal is a compiler-specific library, so it comes with the compiler.   
cabal-install is a compiler-agnostic package on Hackage which installs  
an executable that uses compiler-specific libraries to adapt to the  
installed compiler(s).  So you want to download and install cabal- 

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at kf8nh.com
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allbery at ece.cmu.edu
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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