[Haskell-cafe] Where to install cabal

Edward Middleton emiddleton at bebear.net
Thu Apr 23 01:17:48 EDT 2009

Richard O'Keefe wrote:
>> Endusers, of course, might have other preferences, but cabal doesn't
>> (IMHO) cater to them, directly: It caters to distribution packages (or
>> windows installers, or whatever), so cabal's default behaviour is quite
>> irrelevant for those cases.
> The clear impression I've received on this mailing list
> is that cabal is _also_ for people who are using Haskell
> and find that there's a new package reported in HWN that
> they'd like to have.  If you are now telling me that I
> should ignore it because I'm not making distribution
> packages or Windows installers, fine, just tell me what
> to use instead.

distribution packages.


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