Cabal semantics for multiple compilers

Yitzchak Gale gale at
Tue Mar 25 08:39:09 EDT 2008

I wrote:
>>> When I install packages, both copies
>>> of GHC 6.8.2 will want to install them into /usr/local. Cabal
>>> uses directory names like "ghc-6.8.2" to keep installations
>>> for different compilers separate from each other. But what
>>> if both of the compilers are called "ghc-6.8.2"?

Duncan Coutts wrote:
>> Then they will clash. Don't do that :-)

>  Ouch. I was afraid of that. This is going to be tricky.



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