[Haskell-cafe] Can't install snap (problem with syb)

Albert Y. C. Lai trebla at vex.net
Thu Mar 29 01:57:49 CEST 2012

On 12-03-28 06:30 PM, Brandon Allbery wrote:
> Did you also remove ~/.ghc?  Libraries are actually installed and
> registered there, not under ~/.cabal.

Reality is less simplistic than that. .ghc has library metadata. .cabal 
has library files. See my
and verify, verify, verify.

Since GHC simply trusts its metadata (and not re-scan library files to 
re-discover libraries), metadata dominates.

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