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

Ali Razavi ali.razavi at gmail.com
Thu Sep 9 14:23:13 EDT 2010

Unfortunately I don't have ghc installed. Can I install it without root priv?

On Sep 9, 2010, at 1:40 PM, Don Stewart <dons at galois.com> wrote:

> ali.razavi:
>> 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

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