[Haskell-cafe] Cabal files on Windows

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Sun Jul 27 20:29:30 EDT 2008

On Mon, 2008-07-28 at 00:27 +0400, Bulat Ziganshin wrote:
> Hello Henk-Jan,
> Sunday, July 27, 2008, 11:36:32 PM, you wrote:
> >> Can anyone point me to a method for including path names with spaces
> >> in a cabal file?  I would like to add a line similar to the following:
> > Have you tried replacing "Program Files" with PROGRA~1? This is the old
> i don't followed discussion but if this meant for distributable
> packages, the following problems exist:
> 1. it may be progra~2 or ~3
> 2. it's possible to entirely disable short names generation on ntfs

None of this is necessary. Paths with spaces are just fine if you use
the Haskell String syntax.


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