[Haskell-cafe] Re: Getting the latest

Max Vasin max.vasin at gmail.com
Wed Sep 27 13:03:08 EDT 2006

>>>>> "Lyle" == Lyle Kopnicky <lists at qseep.net> writes:

Lyle> My question is, when I do 'make install', will it just overwrite
Lyle> the version (6.4.1) I already have? Or will they go in separate
Lyle> places? 
This depends on the prefix you configured sources with (/usr/local by default).

Lyle> I have no idea how it decides where to go. Right now ghc
Lyle> 6.4.1 is in /usr/local/bin/ghc. After I 'make install', will it
Lyle> be ghc 6.5? I don't want to screw up the installed package so it
Lyle> can't be updated later.
It should be :-)

PS: It is better to build a custom package (dh_make will help you).

Max Vasin.

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