Cabal + WinHugs + Windows + No C Compiler

Neil Mitchell ndmitchell at
Tue Nov 7 14:33:47 EST 2006


> Cabal isn't an existing dependency either (thought both will be present).
> Surely System.Win32.DLL.getModuleFileName is the Right Thing.

My worry is that MinHugs has Cabal (as will pretty much every single
Haskell compiler), but Win32 is a lot less commonly installed - for
example GHC has moved it into Extralibs. I'd hate to introduce such a
big dependency just for one single FFI function.



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