[Haskell-cafe] problem with cabal on snow leopard

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com
Sat Apr 17 18:51:13 EDT 2010

Carter Schonwald <carter.schonwald at gmail.com> writes:
> I can't seem to find it documented anywhere as to the default directories
> that cabal puts its information in  (its certainly not in ~/.cabal ),  as
> I'm finding that even when I try to do a "reinstall" of the haskell
> platform, cabal thinks that all the libraries i removed are still there. how
> can i fix this?

Cabal uses the ghc-pkg "database" to know which libraries are installed.
If you want to wipe everything and start afresh, then delete the ~/.ghc
directory (assuming you did per-user installs).

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
Ivan.Miljenovic at gmail.com

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