[Haskell-cafe] cabal-install problem with alex dependency in bytestring-lexing

Stephen Tetley stephen.tetley at gmail.com
Fri Mar 16 15:37:06 CET 2012

Alex is supplied as part of the Platform though which is the
recommended system for beginners, is Yesod currently in advance of the

On 16 March 2012 10:56, Erik de Castro Lopo <mle+hs at mega-nerd.com> wrote:

> The problem is that many of the people trying out Yesod are newcomers to
> Haskell. They are going to try  "cabal install yesod" and have it fail
> because alex is missing. This is not a good introduction Haskell/Yesod.

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