[Haskell-cafe] Cabal install on Windows 7
sebastian.sylvan at gmail.com
Thu Sep 10 06:39:23 EDT 2009
On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 10:58 AM, Duncan Coutts <duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
> On Wed, 2009-09-09 at 20:19 +0100, Sebastian Sylvan wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 1:28 PM, Duncan Coutts
> > <duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk> wrote:
> > If the Windows users can come to a consensus on whether the
> > default should be global or user, then we can easily switch
> > it. The same applies for the default global or user
> > installation paths.
> > I think it's morally right to run as user by default. Yes, the windows
> > culture has some legacy that may, on occasion, make it slightly harder
> > to use "well behaved" programs, but it's fairly minor these days.
> So is it just a matter of switching the default, or do the default user
> paths have to change too? Is there any recommended/sensible place for
> installing per-user applications on Windows? (I think there wasn't on
> XP, but perhaps that's changed on Vista/Win7)
I think it's %LOCALAPPDATA%
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