[Haskell-cafe] Cabal

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Sun Nov 30 18:08:39 EST 2008

On Sun, 2008-11-30 at 10:57 +0000, Andrew Coppin wrote:

> As I understand it, that's also a seperate download. (Whereas the cabal 
> library comes with GHC.)
> One day, if I feel hard-core enough, I might try this tool. (Assuming it 
> works on Windows...) It sounds potentially useful.

It will of course be bundled with the first release of the Haskell
Platform. In the mean time you can get a pre-compiled binary here:


> (Although most actual packages typically have one, maybe two
> dependencies that aren't already installed, if that.)

My favourite example at the moment is the new hackage server which has
24 dependencies and installs nicely using cabal install.


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