[Haskell-cafe] ANNOUNCE : Leksah (fixes some metadata issues)

Hilco Wijbenga hilco.wijbenga at gmail.com
Thu Jun 21 04:08:05 CEST 2012

On 20 June 2012 18:22, Oliver Batchelor <saulzar at gmail.com> wrote:
> Check the error given by cairo.
> cabal install cairo-

Well, it wasn't cairo that was the problem but ...

> You probably need to put the .cabal/bin  in your PATH, so that the
> tools such as c2hs can run.

... indeed, adding .cabal/bin to my PATH allowed the install to finish

Why doesn't cabal abort when a package fails to install? Why doesn't
it die if .cabal/bin isn't on the PATH? (Surely, that's easy to test

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