byorgey at seas.upenn.edu
Mon Jan 2 14:07:33 CET 2012
On Mon, Jan 02, 2012 at 04:35:25PM +0400, Serge D. Mechveliani wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 01, 2012 at 07:51:39AM -0500, Ryan Newton wrote:
> > I haven't entirely followed this and I see that it's been split over
> > multiple threads.
> > Did "cabal install random" actually fail for you under
> > ghc-188.8.131.5211219? If so I'd love to know about it as the maintainer
> > of the "random" package. (It seems to work for me for
> > random-184.108.40.206.)
> "cabal install random"
> cannot run in my situation, because I have not cabal usable in the
> command line (I only have the Cabal library in the place where the
> ghc-220.127.116.1111219 libraries are installed).
> My idea is that having installed GHC, I use the GHC packages and, probably,
> do not need to install Cabal (why complicate things?, why force a DoCon
> user to install extra software?).
It is not really "forcing them to install extra software". Pretty
much everyone these days will already have the Haskell Platform, which
comes with cabal-install anyway.
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