[Haskell-beginners] cabal install errors & issues

Gregory Guthrie guthrie at mum.edu
Fri Aug 17 04:30:25 CEST 2012

Yes, because a simple "cabal install" failed, and said the only way to do it was to force-installs.

But if this is a dependency, wouldn't it be requires (or not) either way?

> -----Original Message-----
> > 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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