[Haskell-cafe] Cabal install on Windows 7

Jeff Wheeler jeff at nokrev.com
Tue Sep 8 10:58:01 EDT 2009

On Tue, Sep 8, 2009 at 9:17 AM, Peter Verswyvelen<bugfact at gmail.com> wrote:

> Ouch, right, I forgot the default is global. It works fine with cabal
> install --user. And of course I could have edited the default config
> file, setting user-install: True
> Well, maybe for newbies this might be a bit confusing.

Yep, I agree. I'm not sure why Cabal defaults to --global on Windows,
but I found it quite counter-intuitive having come from a Linux
environment. I forgot about the different default for some time.

Jeff Wheeler

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