[Haskell-cafe] cabal-install

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Wed Nov 28 06:14:27 EST 2007

On Tue, 2007-11-27 at 18:02 -0800, Don Stewart wrote:
> ben.franksen:
> > Just thought I install the latest version (0.4.0) from hackage and test it.
> > Build and install went fine, but then it gets strange:
> > 
> > cabal: dist/Conftest.c: openFile: does not exist (No such file or directory)
> > 
> This one is due to having an out of date cabal. Upgrade to darcs cabal,
> then rebuild cabal-install, and things should go fine.

Yes, this was rather unfortunate. A fix for something else that we put
into Cabal at the last minute ended up breaking cabal-install. As Don
says, it's fixed in the darcs version of Cabal (HEAD and 1.2 branch)
which will also be released with ghc-6.8.2 (or possibly earlier if that
looks like it's going to take a while).


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