Commit c1ec33db authored by rrt's avatar rrt
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[project @ 2001-09-24 14:18:05 by rrt]

Windows port can now handle spaces in filenames, so delete the bit saying it
can't. Also change URL of download page (it was pointing to the now defunct
download.html).

PLEASE MERGE PLEASE, GO ON, PRETTY PLEASE WITH SUGAR

(this also necessitates the site's copy of the docs being updated. Sorry)
parent 2a409f7c
......@@ -544,20 +544,13 @@ To run GHC comfortably, your machine should have at least
<Sect2><Title>Installing GHC</Title>
<Para>
Download the latest GHC distribution (ghc-5.02 InstallShield installer, 24M)
Download the latest GHC distribution (ghc-5.02 InstallShield installer, 27M)
from <ULink
URL="http://www.haskell.org/ghc/download.html">haskell.org</ULink>
URL="http://www.haskell.org/ghc/download_ghc_502.html">haskell.org</ULink>
It is packaged up using an installer that should be familiar-looking to
Windows users.
</Para>
<Para>
Note: GHC's support for file names containing
spaces is not 100%, so make sure that you install ghc in a directory
that has no embedded spaces (i.e., resist the temptation to put it
in <Filename>/Program Files/</Filename>!)
</Para>
<Para>
When the installer has completed, make sure you add the location of the
ghc <Filename>bin/</Filename> directory to your path (e.g.
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