[Haskell-cafe] When did it become so hard to install Haskell onWindows?

Mikhail Glushenkov mikhail.glushenkov at gmail.com
Mon Apr 27 03:46:54 UTC 2020

Hi *,

On Sun, 26 Apr 2020, 05:52 Ben Gamari

> Note that Chocolatey is just option for installing GHC. Our Chocolatey
> packaging is generously maintained by Tamar as a convenient way to bring
> up GHC on Windows. However, we certainly wouldn't rely on it
> exclusively.
> Users who don't want to use Chocolatey are encouraged to use the usual
> binary distributions [1], as in the past.

Just wanted to let everyone know that cabal-install also doesn't require
Chocolatey to be installed on Windows: you can just download a binary from

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