Delay between hackage upload and cabal-install seeing package
Malcolm.Wallace at cs.york.ac.uk
Thu May 14 07:09:09 EDT 2009
On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 10:52:36AM +0100, Alistair Bayley wrote:
> > I've uploaded Takusen-0.8.5 to hackage...
> > but "cabal install Takusen" still tries to get 0.8.4. Is there a
> > separate database/file for cabal install ...
Yes, and it is stored locally on your machine. You must do
to refresh your local machine cache.
Personally, I would prefer "cabal install" to automatically refresh its
own local cache (when appropriate), without this extra step. If cabal
is going to reach out over the net to download package sources, it might
as well ensure that it collects the latest version of the index first.
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