[Haskell-cafe] Building cabal-install for new ghc build

Lyndon Maydwell maydwell at gmail.com
Mon Apr 16 11:12:22 CEST 2012

Nice tip!

On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 4:42 PM, Daniël de Kok <me at danieldk.eu> wrote:
> On Apr 16, 2012, at 5:28 AM, Lyndon Maydwell wrote:
>> I've found that I had to make several modifications to the
>> bootstrap.sh and cabal-install.cabal files in order to get this to
>> work. I am wondering how the maintainers of the Haskell-platform, etc
>> are dealing with these issues.
> I usually get a recent cabal-install from the Cabal Darcs repository, which normally builds without modifications to bootstrap.sh on a recent GHC:
> darcs get http://darcs.haskell.org/cabal/
> Or if you want a particular branch (such as 1.14):
> darcs get http://darcs.haskell.org/cabal-branches/cabal-1.14/
> Of course, you need Darcs to do this, but binary builds of Darcs are provided on the Darcs website.
> -- Daniël

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