[Hackage] #289: symlink binaries into ~/bin

Hackage trac at galois.com
Sun Aug 3 13:05:44 EDT 2008

#289: symlink binaries into ~/bin
  Reporter:  duncan              |        Owner:                     
      Type:  enhancement         |       Status:  new                
  Priority:  normal              |    Milestone:  Cabal-1.4          
 Component:  cabal-install tool  |      Version:                     
  Severity:  normal              |   Resolution:                     
  Keywords:                      |   Difficulty:  very easy (<1 hour)
Ghcversion:  6.8.2               |     Platform:                     
Comment (by igloo):

 For what it's worth, I agree with what I think Isaac is saying: Cabal
 should not put things in `~/bin` unless I explicitly tell it to.

 Anything under `~/.cabal/` is fine, so for example you could put things in
 `~/.cabal/bin/` and recommend that I add that to my path.

Ticket URL: <http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/hackage/ticket/289#comment:8>
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