[Haskell-cafe] Problems updating cabal-install on Mac OS

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Tue Nov 6 18:46:54 CET 2012

On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 12:27 PM, Harald Bögeholz <bo at ct.de> wrote:

> > Installing executable(s) in
> > /Users/bo/Library/Haskell/ghc-7.4.2/lib/cabal-install-
> > Updating documentation index /Users/bo/Library/Haskell/doc/index.html
> When I then tried
> cabal update
> it still said
> > Downloading the latest package list from hackage.haskell.org

Did you do "hash -r" so your shell will forget that it had already found
cabal in /usr/bin?
(This is not a Mac OS X thing, it's a bash and zsh thing.  csh/tcsh does it
too but you clear its path hash table with "rehash".)

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