Cabal and simultaneous installations of the same package

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at
Mon Mar 23 22:33:15 UTC 2015

On Mon, 2015-03-23 at 22:10 +0000, Duncan Coutts wrote:
> On Mon, 2015-03-23 at 20:13 +0000, Simon Peyton Jones wrote:
> > But I'm hazy about why sandboxes are needed at all.  As I understand
> > it, they were invented to solve the very problem that is now solved
> > (if only Cabal could take advantage of it).
> Yes, the nix approach would subsume sandboxes.
> I cover this in this post

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