[Haskell-beginners] cabal install errors & issues

Antoine Latter aslatter at gmail.com
Fri Aug 17 04:21:56 CEST 2012

On Thu, Aug 16, 2012 at 8:18 AM, Gregory Guthrie <guthrie at mum.edu> wrote:
> Thanks for the advice and pointers, I will try to make this transition, but it looks like it is not so simple.
> Trying to bootstrap into cabal-dev seems to require some external installations as well;
>     >>cabal install cabal-dev --force-reinstalls

Maybe I'm missing some context, but is there a reason you're using the
"--fore-reinstalls" flag? If you didn't pass that then 'cabal' maybe
would not try to re-install the 'network' package and you wouldn't run
into this.


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