[Haskell-cafe] Cabal - how do I remove a package?
John Van Enk
vanenkj at gmail.com
Tue Oct 6 16:23:54 EDT 2009
Are you actually trying to remove the bits from the hard drive, or is that
something to fix a different problem you're having. If it's a different
problem, perhaps you could ask that as well?
On Tue, Oct 6, 2009 at 4:04 PM, Paul Moore <p.f.moore at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/10/6 John Van Enk <vanenkj at gmail.com>:
> > you want:
> > ghc-pkg unregister [package name]
> > and
> > ghc-pkg list
> Thanks. I wouldn't have found that by myself.
> Unfortunately, having issued
> ghc-pkg unregister mersenne-random-1.0
> I still see the code present:
> >dir C:\Users\Gustav\AppData\Roaming\cabal\mersenne-random-1.0\ghc-6.10.4
> Volume in drive C is OS Serial number is 8442:99ea
> Directory of
> 05/10/2009 21:06 <DIR> .
> 05/10/2009 21:06 <DIR> ..
> 05/10/2009 21:06 <DIR> include
> 05/10/2009 21:06 <DIR> System
> 05/10/2009 21:06 44,350 HSmersenne-random-1.0.o
> 05/10/2009 21:06 66,762 libHSmersenne-random-1.0.a
> Looks like ghc-pkg unregister just does precisely that - unregisters
> the package but doesn't remove it. Can I even persuage cabal/ghc-pkg
> to list all the files and directories created by the install so I can
> remove them by hand?
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