[Haskell-cafe] cabal-install crashes

KC kc1956 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 21 20:14:32 UTC 2015

Is your Haskell installation outside of the Program Files folder?

Windows has special protections on this folder.

Note: Python defaults to installing to the root folder.


Sent from an expensive device which will be obsolete in a few months! :D


On Jan 21, 2015 11:22 AM, "Henk-Jan van Tuyl" <hjgtuyl at chello.nl> wrote:

> L.S.,
> On my Windows PC, cabal-install crashes each time a file must be
> downloaded, i.e. when I try to install a package that is not in the cache
> and when I give command "cabal update". I deleted the file
> %appdata%\cabal\config to make sure it is not the cause of this crash. I
> tried several versions of cabal-install, the Haskell Platform I use is
> 2014.2.0.0.
> How can I solve this?
> Regards,
> Henk-Jan van Tuyl
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