Windows Installer RC

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at
Sun May 3 20:21:56 EDT 2009

On Sun, 2009-05-03 at 20:53 +0000, Mikhail Glushenkov wrote:
> Hi Claus,
> Claus Reinke <claus.reinke at ...> writes:
> > Pre Cabal, ghc installations were *relocatable* (no hardcoded absolute
> > paths, everything relative to where ghc is). Some of us have occasionally
> > used that to run ghc from a usb drive or a network-mounted directory
> > when giving presentations with demos on someone else's machine (eg,
> > the one installed in a lecture theatre).
> You raised a valid point here. It's too late to add new features
> now, but the next release will install everything relocatably.

Yes, as always Claus raises a lot of good points. Lets get some trac
tickets filed, one issue per ticket. As you say we cannot address most
of these for the immediate release but we can assign them to appropriate
milestones. I've added milestones for 2009.2.1 and .2.


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