[Haskell-cafe] Help test XDG support in cabal-install

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Mon Oct 3 19:23:22 UTC 2022

On Sun, Oct 2, 2022 at 2:49 PM Troels Henriksen <athas at sigkill.dk> wrote:
> Still, because of the delicacy of a change like this, we’d like some
> external confirmation that cabal is still usable. This requires human
> trials. Therefore, if you are a human who uses cabal, please try
> installing the latest development version and see if it still works for
> you. If you want to try out the new XDG future, you can delete your
> ~/.cabal directory (possibly copying ~/.cabal/config to
> ~/.config/cabal/config first). I’ve been dogfooding this support for a
> over month, but I have no illusions about my usage covering the full
> feature space.

Is there a convenient way to install this without doing a `git clone`?
In particular I'd like a convenient way to manage it via `ghcup` as
was provided for the RC.

brandon s allbery kf8nh
allbery.b at gmail.com

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