Can't find cabal.exe on windows
aemoncannon at gmail.com
Thu Jun 26 11:01:51 EDT 2008
Ahh, this worked perfectly.
Thanks for the help, and thanks everyone for the awesome package manager :)
On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 7:24 PM, Duncan Coutts <duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk>
> On Wed, 2008-06-25 at 18:40 -0400, Aemon Cannon wrote:
> > I installed Cabal-1.4.01 with ghc 6.8.3 on Windows XP SP2 using the
> > following commands:
> > ghc --make Setup.hs
> > Setup configure
> > Setup build
> > Setup install
> > Everything seemed to work perfectly, but I can't seem to find
> > cabal.exe The README seems to indicate that it'd be installed in
> > HOME/.cabal, but this directory was not created.
> > Any ideas?
> You need to install the "cabal-install" package. The Cabal package is
> just the library. The "cabal-install" package provides the cabal.exe
> command line program.
> The README is right but it's referring to the library. I've added the
> following to the README which will hopefully make it clearer in future:
> Installation instructions for the Cabal library
> If you also want the `cabal` command line program then you need
> the `cabal-install` package in addition to this library.
> Also I added the following note to the "Installing as a user" section
> Note the use of the `--user` flag at the configure step.
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