[Hackage] #143: Cannot execute ar.exe on Vista

Hackage trac at galois.com
Wed Nov 21 09:21:01 EST 2007

#143: Cannot execute ar.exe on Vista
  Reporter:  gracjanpolak at gmail,com  |        Owner:  ijones 
      Type:  defect                  |       Status:  closed 
  Priority:  normal                  |    Milestone:         
 Component:  Cabal                   |      Version:  1.1.6  
  Severity:  major                   |   Resolution:  wontfix
  Keywords:  Vista                   |   Difficulty:  normal 
Ghcversion:  6.6                     |     Platform:  Windows
Changes (by duncan):

  * status:  new => closed
  * resolution:  => wontfix


 This is a bug in the base libs which I believe has been fixed in ghc-6.8.
 I don't think we intend to workaround the old code just so that new cabal
 can work with old ghc on Vista.

 If this is still a problem with the newer base lib that comes with recent
 ghc then please reopen.

Ticket URL: <http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/hackage/ticket/143#comment:1>
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