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cabal-get should install packages locally #78

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bos opened this Issue May 24, 2012 · 1 comment

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@bos
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bos commented May 24, 2012

(Imported from Trac #71, reported by @syntaxpolice on 2006-04-30)

Isaac just removed the old cabal-install. the new cabal-install (old cabal-get) should be able to install packages locally:

cabal-install install foo/bar.tgz
cabal-install install foo/foo.cabal bar/bar.cabal

A bonus point would be if it figured out the dependencies (cabal-get already does this) and installed them in the correct order.

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@bos
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bos commented May 24, 2012

(Imported comment by ross on 2006-04-30)

cabal-get is dead, and cabal-install can install. There doesn't seem to be a bug here.

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