Default prefix for Cabal on Windows

Isaac Jones ijones at
Fri Jun 17 01:19:32 EDT 2005

Brian Smith <brianlsmith at> writes:

> * Even if a program is written in Haskell and is built with Cabal, I imagine 
> that people who write Windows Haskell software for non-developers will not 
> expect users to install the software via Cabal. Instead, they will provide 
> an MSI with a GUI installer. That means that, for the most part, the only 
> users of Cabal on Windows will be programmers. 

That's not necessarily true.  As in Linux, it makes a lot of sense to
write an interface between MSI and Cabal, and I've chatted a bit with
Sigbjorn Finn about this.

I'm very glad to have more windows users sending us requests!  I hope
that a windows user can help us to implement some of these.  Krasimir
Angelov has done lots of the windows hacking.



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