[Haskell-cafe] Re: How to thoroughly clean up Haskell stuff on linux

Aaron Denney wnoise at ofb.net
Sat Oct 13 03:51:42 EDT 2007

On 2007-10-12, Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH <allbery at ece.cmu.edu> wrote:
> On Oct 12, 2007, at 17:38 , Lihn, Steve wrote:
>>   Installing: --prefix=~/cabal/lib/haddock-0.8/ghc-6.4 &
> This looks suspicious to me:  the "~" metacharacter is only  
> understood by shells, and only in certain circumstances (i.e. only at  
> the beginning of a "word", not after a "="),

This likely the problem, but a reasonable shell (i.e. zsh) will expand in
this circumstance:

% echo --foo=~

Aaron Denney

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