cabal-install and local path disclosure

Roman Cheplyaka roma at
Tue Dec 10 13:08:42 UTC 2013

* harry <voldermort at> [2013-12-10 04:44:37-0800]
> When compiling cabal-install, some paths on my system are hard-coded in the
> executable. Is it possible to avoid this?
> My use case is a CI server that's compiling cabal-install, then deploying it
> to less privileged servers which shouldn't know anything about the CI
> server.

Hi harry,

This mailing list is for discussions about the core Haskell libraries.

You should file an issue at the cabal's issue tracker instead:

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 836 bytes
Desc: Digital signature
URL: <>

More information about the Libraries mailing list