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

Erik de Castro Lopo mle+hs at mega-nerd.com
Fri Mar 16 23:02:42 CET 2012

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic wrote:

> One trivial solution is to assume ~/.cabal/bin is on the PATH and to
> ignore system-wide packages, which I think is even *more* sub-optimal
> (why install a new version of alex when it's already available?).

The tool should only install alex in ~/.cabal/bin if alex is not already

Erik de Castro Lopo

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