Windows executable for just released cabal-install-126.96.36.199 needed
Herbert Valerio Riedel
hvr at gnu.org
Wed May 7 07:34:17 UTC 2014
On 2014-05-05 at 04:15:55 +0200, Mikhail Glushenkov wrote:
> On 4 May 2014 10:57, Johan Tibell <johan.tibell at gmail.com> wrote:
>> We can also provide a Linux executable, but I don't quite know how
> portable an executable would be if I build it on e.g. some specific version
> of Ubuntu?
> Attaching a Linux exe (32-bit). 12.04 LTS is two years old (older than
> Debian 7, which is used to build Linux binaries for GHC), so the libc
> requirement shouldn't be a problem. If people will complain about it, I can
> use some other Linux distro inside a VM.
> BTW, the Windows exe I sent you was 32-bit, unlike what it says on the
> download page.
Btw, if you want 32bit+64bit binaries for Ubuntu 12.04LTS in future, you
can steal them of my PPA as well:
For instance, here's how to extract the Linux executable just by using
'wget', 'ar', and 'tar':
ar x cabal-install-1.20_188.8.131.52-1_amd64.deb data.tar.gz
tar xvzf data.tar.gz ./opt/cabal/1.20/bin/cabal
(for the 32bit binary, just replace 'amd64' by 'i386')
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