[Haskell-cafe] Installing Cabal-Install

Denis Bueno dbueno at gmail.com
Wed May 21 12:22:33 EDT 2008

On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 12:11 PM, Aditya Siram <aditya_siram at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am trying to install cabal-install so I can install xmonad-contrib. I have all the dependancies in place but when I do:
> runhaskell Setup.lhs build
> I get:
> Hackage/Types.hs:19:29:
>    Module `Distribution.Version' does not export `Dependency'
> Any ideas?

If you're trying to install cabal-install from its darcs repo, you
need the latest Cabal from *its* repo.

darcs get --partial http://darcs.haskell.org/cabal/

You'll have to build and install Cabal, then build cabal-install against it.


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