[Haskell-cafe] Flushing Cabal's cache
daniel.is.fischer at googlemail.com
Sat Jan 22 17:48:44 CET 2011
On Saturday 22 January 2011 17:31:58, Aaron Gray wrote:
> I am getting the following error :-
> C:\Languages\Lexer\Haskell>cabal install ranges
> Resolving dependencies...
> cabal: Error: some packages failed to install:
> ranges-0.2.3 failed while unpacking the package. The exception was:
> user error (TAR checksum error)
> I am on Windows Vista, is it possible to clean or delete Cabal's cache ?
You can delete the offending .tar.gz in your $HOME/.cabal file (or wherever
the stuff is on Vista). Go to $HOME/.cabal/packages/hackage.haskell.org and
delete the folder "ranges" or the .tar.gz therein (after unregistering
ranges from GHC if you haven't already done that).
> Many thanks in advance,
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