[Haskell-cafe] Cabal sandboxes over cabal-dev (Rogan Creswick)

Tom Ellis tom-lists-haskell-cafe-2013 at jaguarpaw.co.uk
Fri Nov 1 18:54:43 UTC 2013

On Fri, Nov 01, 2013 at 06:37:13PM +0000, Tom Ellis wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 01, 2013 at 01:31:33PM -0500, Gregory Guthrie wrote:
> >    "I could see myself inadvertently cabal-installing utilities (eg: newt, bnfc, etc...) in sandboxes on accident.
> > 
> > What is wrong with this?
> My guess is that Rogan was suggesting they wouldn't appear on the PATH.

I wonder if some compromise is possible whereby the binary builds in the
sandbox but is installed to some user-wide location on the PATH.


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