RFC: include a cabal-install executable in future GHC releases

Mikhail Glushenkov the.dead.shall.rise at gmail.com
Mon Jan 20 02:37:21 UTC 2014


On Mon, Jan 20, 2014 at 1:14 AM, Carter Schonwald
<carter.schonwald at gmail.com> wrote:
> that still requires some discovery though! The idea (i'd hope) would be to
> make the "my first ghc install on a vm" (for experts and new folks both)

Regardless, I think it should be the Cabal developers' job to provide
pre-built cabal-install binaries. The choice of whether or not to ship
them with the GHC binary tarballs falls to GHC HQ.

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