[Haskell-cafe] Re: Cabal update problem
d.kahlenberg at googlemail.com
Fri Feb 19 12:18:36 EST 2010
I guess I did the follwoing to bypass this problems.
With the platform provided* cabal.exe at first place in the PATH
variable, I run:
- cabal update
- cabal install cabal-install-0.6.4
The only thing remaining was, I had the Cabal-220.127.116.11 and related
entries in my local package.conf file then, from the former installation
of cabal-install-0.8.0 - which failed when doing `cabal update` as you
I decided to remove those entries/packages, although they seemed to
cause no issues, when blindly testing some package installations with
* folder %HASKELL_PLATFORM%\extralibs\bin
Am 19.02.2010 17:15, schrieb Maciej Podgurski:
> But the platform only includes cabal-install-0.6.2. My intention was
> getting the merge-all-package-documentation-into-single-html feature :-)
> Best wishes,
> Am 19.02.2010 16:50 schrieb Bas van Gijzel:
>> I had the same problem on Windows XP when doing cabal install
>> I fixed it by just replacing the cabal-install executable by the old one
>> used in the haskell platform.
>> On 19 February 2010 16:11, Maciej Podgurski
>> <maciej.podgurski at googlemail.com
>>> Am 19.02.2010 15:29 schrieb Christian Maeder:
>>> Sorry, I've got no further idea (except reinstalling everything).
>>>> may be related.
>>>> Did your installation of cabal-install-0.8.0 also reinstall HTTP and
>>>> zlib packages?
>>> Yes, I installed the latest versions of that packages. Now I tried to
>>> gradually go back to the versions before (HTTP-4000.0.9 to 4000.0.7 and
>>> zlib-0.5.2.0 to 0.5.0.0), without any success. Finally cabal-install
>>> made it
>>> at version 0.6.2, so the problem really seems to be at
>>> Good luck
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