[Haskell-beginners] Cabal problems - as usual..
kc1956 at gmail.com
Sat Jan 31 01:34:22 UTC 2015
If you're on Windows install development environments outside the Programs
Folder which has special protections on it.
Sent from an expensive device which will be obsolete in a few months! :D
On Jan 30, 2015 2:33 PM, "Henk-Jan van Tuyl" <hjgtuyl at chello.nl> wrote:
> On Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:54:36 +0100, Gregory Guthrie <guthrie at mum.edu>
> Doing a cabal update, it notes a new version of cabal -install, so trying
>> that fails, and now it looks like cabal itself is broken (no installs work).
>> Any short-term \remedies, and/or long term better approaches?
> A method that usually works is as follows:
> md CabalInstall
> cd CabalInstall
> cabal sandbox init
> cabal install cabal-install
> Then copy CabalInstall\.cabal-sandbox\bin\cabal.exe to the location of
> the old cabal.exe (probably something like "C:\Program Files\Haskell
> (Maybe rename the old cabal.exe to cabal-126.96.36.199.exe (or something
> similar) first)
> Check with
> cabal --version
> if the correct version of cabal.exe is run.
> If you are using a sandbox, all locally installed packages are ignored, so
> there is less chance of dependency problems.
> Henk-Jan van Tuyl
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