Haskell Platform 2010.1.0.0 Windows installer RC2

Mikhail Glushenkov the.dead.shall.rise at gmail.com
Wed Mar 31 07:30:24 EDT 2010

Hi Simon,

On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 11:50 AM, Simon Marlow <marlowsd at gmail.com> wrote:
> That probably isn't a good idea - the version of mingw we ship with GHC
> isn't intended for general use, it's for use internally by GHC only.

This is a temporary measure to work around a bug in Cabal [1]. This
won't be needed with GHC 6.12.2.

> By
> adding that directory to the PATH you override any other mingw or cygwin
> that the user might have in their PATH.

Actually no, $INSTDIR/mingw/bin is *appended* to PATH, so the
previously installed version of mingw will take precedence.

[1] http://trac.haskell.org/haskell-platform/ticket/114

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