Opened 6 years ago

Closed 3 years ago

#2510 closed feature request (fixed)

Environment modification during installation should be optional

Reported by: nimnul Owned by:
Priority: normal Milestone:
Component: None Version: 6.8.3
Keywords: Cc: ndmitchell@…
Operating System: Windows Architecture: Unknown/Multiple
Type of failure: None/Unknown Difficulty: Unknown
Test Case: Blocked By:
Blocking: Related Tickets:

Description

Actual behaviour:

GHC 6.8.3 Installer adds GHC to the PATH environment variable of the user who started the installer

Expected behaviour:

The installer should prompt a user whether to modify the environment at all

Change History (7)

comment:1 Changed 6 years ago by NeilMitchell

  • Cc ndmitchell@… added
  • Operating System changed from Unknown to Windows

Agreed, it should be a checkbox. I'll do this, if no one else does, but not before the 6.10 timeframe.

comment:2 Changed 6 years ago by igloo

  • Difficulty set to Unknown
  • Milestone set to 6.10.1

comment:3 Changed 6 years ago by simonmar

  • Architecture changed from Unknown to Unknown/Multiple

comment:4 Changed 6 years ago by igloo

  • Milestone changed from 6.10.1 to 6.12 branch

comment:5 Changed 5 years ago by igloo

  • Milestone changed from 6.12 branch to 6.12.1

comment:6 Changed 4 years ago by igloo

  • Milestone changed from 6.12.1 to _|_
  • Type of failure set to None/Unknown

See also #2489

comment:7 Changed 3 years ago by NeilMitchell

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

When installing a GHC 7 nightly I get the option not to set the path, meaning this is now fixed.

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