Install cabal-install without root

Henning Thielemann lemming at
Thu Jul 25 13:48:03 CEST 2013

On Thu, 25 Jul 2013, harry wrote:

> So I unpacked zlib-dev into my home dir, and pointed $LIBRARY_PATH to it,
> but I'm still getting the same error. Do I need to modify the .cabal file
> for every package that I'm trying to install, or is there some way of
> telling it globally where to find libraries on non-standard paths?

The library is not the problem. Cabal must find the include files. I think 
you can use the --extra-include-dirs option.

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