[Haskell-cafe] [Haskell-community] technical thoughts on stack
sean.leather at gmail.com
Mon Sep 26 13:36:10 UTC 2016
On Mon, Sep 26, 2016 at 12:32 PM, Michael Snoyman wrote:
> For those wanting to have direct access to GHC and other such tools,
> without needing to prefix calls with `stack exec -- `, the following added
> to your ~/.bashrc (or equivalent) will do the trick:
> export PATH=`stack path --bin-path`
This is not the side-effect-free function I expected it to be. I just tried
it on a Mac after a new install of stack:
$ stack path --bin-path
Run from outside a project, using implicit global project config
Using resolver: lts-7.0 from implicit global project's config file:
Fetched package index.
Populated index cache.
No compiler found, expected minor version match with ghc-8.0.1 (x86_64)
(based on resolver setting in
Try running "stack setup" to install the correct GHC into
The above took nearly 10 minutes and failed. I would not recommend doing
that in a ~/.bashrc.
See https://github.com/commercialhaskell/stack/issues/2325 for the issue I
reported in July.
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