[Haskell-cafe] Cannot install the Haskell Platform on GNU/Linux (possible Cabal issue)

egarrulo egarrulo at gmail.com
Thu Aug 14 22:00:07 UTC 2014

On 14/08/14 23:41, Brandon Allbery wrote:
>        ./platform.sh: 24: cabal: not found
> That strikes me as slightly off, I'd expect it to install an appropriate
> one from the bootstrap. If not, you'll need
> http://www.haskell.org/cabal/release/cabal-install-
> and use the bootstrap install method (bootstrap.sh from the install
> package). The complication here is that it might pull in dependencies
> that differ from the Platform, which is why I would expect the Platform
> install script to do this itself so it can manage the dependencies
> appropriately.

`cabal' is the first program that `platform.sh' calls[1].  If the
installation script does not work and I am not doing anything wrong
, then I would rather file a bug report.

Thanks for your help.

[1] https://github.com/haskell/haskell-platform/blob/2014.2.0.0/platform.sh

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