Booting ghc with system-wide installed Cabal?

Niklas Larsson metaniklas at
Tue Jun 26 07:26:55 UTC 2018

Installing stuff system-wide without doing ‘make install’ would break my expectations for how the build works. Also, how would one return to a pristine state if it was done that way?

// Niklas

> 26 juni 2018 kl. 08:57 skrev Ömer Sinan Ağacan <omeragacan at>:
> Currently we have to build Cabal from scratch after every make clean. Ideally I
> should be able to skip this step by installing the correct versions of Cabal
> and cabal-install system-wide, but as far as I can see we currently doesn't
> support this. Any ideas on how to make this work?
> Thanks,
> Ömer
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