why is not possible to update cabal to 1.22 ? (Ubuntu 14.04)
bergey at teallabs.org
Wed Apr 27 14:35:09 UTC 2016
In general, you need a version of cabal that matches the version of
My guess is you have cabal-install-1.16 earlier on PATH than the
cabal-install that comes with Haskell Platform, and that removing it
will solve your problem.
If you answer these questions, that will help me give more specific advice:
How did you install Haskell Platform (Ubuntu 14.04 package? PPA?
What is the output of the following commands:
On 2016-04-27 at 08:08, Juan Carlos Saenz Carrasco <jcsaenzcarrasco at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have tried to update, upgrade, and finally uninstall and reinstall again haskell
> platform in order to get the latest version for cabal since the current version 1.16
> (running under Ubuntu 14.04 ) always triggers the following error message not matter
> what package I try to install:
> ghc: ghc no longer supports single-file style package databases (dist/
> package.conf.inplace) use 'ghc-pkg init' to create the database with the correct format.
> Failed to install XXX
> ExitFailure 1
> I have also tried
> cabal install cabal-install-18.104.22.168 --global --force-reinstalls
> but again, it fails.
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