install doesn't install under Windows

Neil Mitchell ndmitchell at
Thu Aug 24 06:58:40 EDT 2006


> > 1) Move alex.exe into some global Haskell directory for binaries
> > (which is on the PATH)
> > Not too bad, but while names might not clash, if too Cabal programs
> > both have LICENSE in their same directory, and both read it, things go
> > wrong. The whole issue is that name uniqueness goes.
> The .exe should get installed in a different location than something
> like a README, right?

Traditionally in Windows the .exe and the data are installed together,
however Simon's patch pretty much perfectly solves all the above
problems - so I'm not grumbling any more :)



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