Delay between hackage upload and cabal-install seeing package

Alistair Bayley alistair at
Thu May 14 08:09:46 EDT 2009

2009/5/14 Malcolm Wallace <Malcolm.Wallace at>:
> Yes, and it is stored locally on your machine.  You must do
>    cabal update
> 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.

Ah. I assumed that it already did that.


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