[Haskell-beginners] cabal update behaviour

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Sun Apr 15 05:30:26 CEST 2012

On Sat, Apr 14, 2012 at 22:12, Hector <hectorvd at gmail.com> wrote:

> Note: there is a new version of cabal-install available.
> To upgrade, run: cabal install cabal-install
> Which I do, but after another "cabal update" I'm given the same
> message, meaning that cabal-install was not actually updated.
> Any ideas on why this is happening?

The old one is in /usr/local/bin; the new one is in ~/.cabal/bin.  You may
not have the latter in your $PATH yet, and even if you do you would need to
run "hash -r" to get the shell to notice the new addition.

brandon s allbery                                      allbery.b at gmail.com
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