Opened 8 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

#5353 closed bug (fixed)

Cabal bug building haddock, alex, happy, etc

Reported by: igloo Owned by: duncan
Priority: highest Milestone: 7.2.1
Component: libraries (other) Version: 7.1
Keywords: Cc:
Operating System: Unknown/Multiple Architecture: Unknown/Multiple
Type of failure: None/Unknown Test Case:
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There's a Cabal bug that affects building tools which are used to build themselves, such as haddock, alex and happy. The symptom is that cabal configure locates the program in dist/blah/blah rather than on the $PATH.

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by igloo

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

Fixed by

commit fbba304d57b5909e38dabfdd674ef48510c2be56
Author: Duncan Coutts <>
Date:   Mon Aug 8 16:50:45 2011 +0000

    Fix for intra-package build-tools dependencies

in Cabal HEAD, and Duncan says he'll make a new stable branch for the GHC 7.4 branch.

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