ANNOUNCE: GHC 6.12.1 Release Candidate 1

Ben Franksen ben.franksen at
Mon Oct 12 17:39:17 EDT 2009

Brent Yorgey wrote:
> What's the canonical way to install a version of ghc but not have it
> be the default?  i.e., I'd like to try testing this release candidate
> but I want to have to call it explicitly; I want 'ghc', 'ghc-pkg'
> etc. to still be aliases to ghc-6.10.4, instead of being overwritten
> by the 6.12.1 install.

AFAIK think the answer is: compile from source and use --prefix option
to ./configure.


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