[Haskell-cafe] Re: Cabal's default install location

Miguel Mitrofanov miguelimo38 at yandex.ru
Tue Apr 21 07:53:59 EDT 2009

$ cat .cabal/config
root-cmd: sudo
user-install: False

On 21 Apr 2009, at 14:41, Achim Schneider wrote:

> Thomas Davie <tom.davie at gmail.com> wrote:
>> There seems to be an assumption amongst the community that a user's
>> home directory is the most useful place for cabal to install to by
>> default.  A few people have challenged that.  I wanted to find out
>> which one most people do actually prefer, so please go and vote on
>> this poll.
>> http://noordering.wordpress.com/2009/04/21/cabals-default-install-location/
>> It's no more than a straw poll, I don't know how protected it is
>> against ballot stuffing, but I'm pretty confident that Haskellers
>> are trustworthy enough not to play with it that way.
>> I'll tell you all the result next week.
> alias cabal='cabal --global'
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