[Haskell-cafe] Fwd: How to do automatic reinstall of all dependencies?
hesselink at gmail.com
Thu Apr 25 10:35:40 CEST 2013
I think --reinstall only reinstalls the package you are actually
installing, not the dependencies. You could try using a sandboxing
tool, like cabal-dev. Then you just do 'cabal-dev install', and when
you want to reinstall everything, you do 'rm cabal-dev/' to wipe the
sandbox and start over.
On Thu, Apr 25, 2013 at 12:29 AM, capn.freako at gmail.com
<capn.freako at gmail.com> wrote:
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> From: "Captain Freako" <capn.freako at gmail.com>
> Date: Tue, Apr 23, 2013 9:21 pm
> Subject: How to do automatic reinstall of all dependencies?
> To: <haskell-cafe at haskell.org>
> Hi all,
> Does anyone know why the following is not working, as an automatic way of
> reinstalling all dependencies?:
> dbanas at dbanas-lap:~/prj/AMI-Tool$ cabal install --only-dependencies
> --reinstall --force-reinstalls parsec
> Resolving dependencies...
> All the requested packages are already installed:
> Use --reinstall if you want to reinstall anyway.
> dbanas at dbanas-lap:~/prj/AMI-Tool$
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