GHC 6.6.1 Windows installer, test version

shelarcy shelarcy at
Thu May 10 02:42:09 EDT 2007

On Wed, 09 May 2007 17:42:11 +0900, Neil Mitchell <ndmitchell at> wrote:
>> Custom/complete: yes,  typical: no.  What on earth does "typical" mean?  The
>> user has no idea whether it will install the features they need or not, so it's
>> a meaningless option.
> From all I can tell, GHC 6.6 has all these options, but they all do
> the same thing! If you select custom you can choose whether or not to
> install "GHC", but thats as fine-grained as the control gets.
> The options I was thinking off were:
> * GHC (always required)
> * Profiling libraries
> * HTML documentation
> * Register .hs and .lhs extensions
> * Set the GHC %PATH%
> * Set the Cabal %PATH%
> With the Complete (recommended and default) install being all of them,
> Minimal (lacking HTML and profiling) and custom for anything else.

I think we can also ignore theirs on future.

* all extra libraries (we don't have caball-install now)
* C++ files (if someone doesn't want to compile C++. But we don't support these yet)

Best Regards,

shelarcy <shelarcy>

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