adding package

Simon Marlow
Wed, 10 Apr 2002 09:50:59 +0100

> At 2002-04-10 01:42, Serge D. Mechveliani wrote:
> >I am not a system user, have not right to modify it.=20
> >Please, what is the regular way out?
> Installing a GHC package modifies the GHC installation. You=20
> need to ask=20
> an administrator to do it, or else install your own private GHC and=20
> modify that.

You can also have a private package configuration file, which you can
use by saying '-package-conf <file>' on the GHC command line, and '-f
<file>' to ghc-pkg to add/remove packages from it.  Packages in
user-defined package configuration file override those in the system
configuration file.