[Haskell-cafe] installing GHC/Haskell Platform in Linux without root permission

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Thu Sep 9 13:40:01 EDT 2010

> Is it possible to install either of these (preferably the latter) somewhere in
> my home directory without having root permission? I tried the unknown linux
> package with configure --prefix set to a subdir in my home, to no avail. The
> problem seems to be due to some library registration which fails.

Assuming you have GHC installed, the Haskell Platform Linux generic
source installer will install without root privledges.

If that doesn't work for you, file a bug with a log of what failed on
the HP bug tracker.

-- Don

More information about the Haskell-Cafe mailing list