[Haskell-cafe] Cabal install on Windows 7

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Thu Sep 10 06:53:46 EDT 2009

On Wed, 2009-09-09 at 21:18 -0500, Jeff Wheeler wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 2:19 PM, Sebastian
> Sylvan<sebastian.sylvan at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 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.
> I strongly agree. Presently, on Windows 7, I have to right-click and
> "Run As Administrator" and then approve the process via UAC to get
> anything done under the default --global setting

And when you switch the default to user installs (by editing the config
file) does everything work ok then?

I'm trying to work out if we switch the "default default", if it'll just
work, or if there are further problems to solve.


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