[Haskell-cafe] ANNOUNCE: Utrecht Haskell Compiler (UHC) -- first release

Martijn van Steenbergen martijn at van.steenbergen.nl
Sun Apr 19 03:45:54 EDT 2009

Thomas Davie wrote:
> I've found user installs don't work at all on OS X, various people in 
> #haskell were rather surprised to discover this, so apparently it's not 
> the default behavior on other platforms.
> It really rather makes "cabal install" rather odd – because it doesn't 
> actually install anything you can use without providing extra options!

I'm on OS X and I've always used 'cabal install xyz' without any extra 
options, installing packages in my home directory instead of globally. 
I've never had any trouble with it yet.


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