[Haskell-cafe] Re: Haskell Platform: failed to parse output of 'ghc-pkg dump'

Tom Hawkins tomahawkins at gmail.com
Tue Oct 5 21:16:27 EDT 2010

Classic pilot error.  I had an old cabal.exe on the search path.


On Tue, Oct 5, 2010 at 8:09 PM, Tom Hawkins <tomahawkins at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm having trouble installing Haskell Platform on Windows.  After the
> install, I run "cabal update", which appears to work: 00-index.tar.gz
> is deposited in C:/Documents and Settings/<user>/Application
> Data/cabal/packages/hackage.haskell.org.  However, when I try to
> "cabal install" anything, I get:
> cabal.exe: failed to parse output of 'ghc-pkg dump'
> "ghc-pkg dump --global" appears to run just fine.
> Ideas?  Suggestions?
> -Tom

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