2011.2.0.0 Mac OS X installers release candidates
wmacgyver at gmail.com
Sat Mar 5 20:08:43 GMT 2011
great! will test this on a clean install macbook air this weekend.
On Sat, Mar 5, 2011 at 2:53 PM, Mark Lentczner <mark.lentczner at gmail.com> wrote:
> There are release candidate installers for Mac OS X 10.6 here:
> There are three known issues with these installers:
> 1) GHC 7.0.2 doesn't work on 10.5, so neither do these.
> 2) GHC didn't come with all the docs this time, so the GHC User Guide
> and Cabal User Guide are both missing from the release.
> 3) The link to GHC Prim haddocks is wrong on the start page, but the
> docs are there. (This one is my bug)
> I will fix #2 & #3 before building final installers.
> These installers don't attempt to uninstall prior versions, and depending on
> how your prior versions were installed, they may, or may not, happily co-exist
> with this installation. I'm interested to hear experience reports of trying
> these installers both systems both with and without prior Haskell setups.
> You can probably erase most (all?) traces of a prior Haskell install with this
> sudo rm -rf /Library/Frameworks/GHC.framework
> sudo rm -rf /Library/Frameworks/HaskellPlatform.framework
> sudo rm -rf /Library/Haskell
> rm -rf .cabal
> rm -rf .ghc
> rm -rf ~/Library/Haskell
> find /usr/bin /usr/local/bin -type l | \
> xargs -If sh -c '/bin/echo -n f /; readlink f' | \
> egrep '//Library/(Haskell|Frameworks/(GHC|HaskellPlatform).framework)' | \
> cut -f 1 -d ' ' > /tmp/hs-bin-links
> # review /tmp/hs-links
> sudo rm `cat /tmp/hs-bin-links`
> If you don't have a .cabal/config file, this installer will set one up on first
> run of cabal. If you do, it will create .cabal/config.platform so you can see
> what it suggests.
> - Mark
>  http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/ticket/4996
>  http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/ticket/4997
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