[Haskell-cafe] confusion about cabal-install install

Nathan Bouscal nbouscal at gmail.com
Sun May 11 14:13:55 UTC 2014

On Sun, May 11, 2014 at 10:08 AM, Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Sun, May 11, 2014 at 9:58 AM, Roman Cheplyaka <roma at ro-che.info> wrote:
>> This problem is specific to bash, I believe.
> Yes, it's only specific to the shell that 99%+ of users use.

Really? At least a third of the people I know use zsh. Not claiming to be a
representative sample, but 99%+ sounds unrealistic. I was glad that Roman
sent his reply, as it was directly useful for me.

> I guess to you that means it's sufficiently irrelevant that you need to
> publicly dispute it?
> Seriously, don't make assumptions, get out of the habit of using something
> that may or may not work and don't spread those habits to people who don't
> know any better. "type" is specified by POSIX and required to show what the
> current shell will do. Use it.
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