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

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Sat Oct 13 09:52:08 EDT 2007

On Oct 13, 2007, at 3:51 , Aaron Denney wrote:

> 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:

zsh only does so with "setopt magicequalsubst".

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at kf8nh.com
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allbery at ece.cmu.edu
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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