Commit 68b6f6d3 authored by Moritz Angermann's avatar Moritz Angermann Committed by GitHub
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Add note regarding bootstrap to the main

I've been failing to find this information a few times already. And I still remember not being able to find it the first time, without searching for quite a while. I hope this adds clarity to installing Cabal without cabal, and those who end up with just an unpacked ghc an no cabal to use.
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The canonical upstream repository is located at
Installing Cabal
Installing Cabal (with cabal)
Assuming that you have a pre-existing, older version of `cabal-install`,
......@@ -29,6 +29,17 @@ Git repository and then run:
(cd cabal-install; cabal install)
Installing Cabal (without cabal)
Assuming you don't have a pre-existing copy of `cabal-install`, run:
cabal-install $ ./ # running ./ from within in cabal-install folder.
For more details, and non-unix like systems, see the [ in cabal-install](cabal-install/
Building Cabal for hacking
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