|author||John MacFarlane <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2015-04-02 11:14:55 -0700|
|committer||John MacFarlane <email@example.com>||2015-04-02 20:45:26 -0700|
Added INSTALL instructions about older cabal versions.
IT may be necessary to update cabal, since older versions don't take into account the (new) possibility of changed metadata on Hackage.
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@@ -24,6 +24,11 @@ Quick install
This procedure will install the released version of pandoc,
which will be downloaded automatically from HackageDB.
+ (Note: if this step fails, and you are using an older version
+ of the Haskell Platform, e.g. on Debian stable, you may need to
+ upgrade your version of cabal: `cabal install cabal-install`,
+ then try `cabal update && cabal install pandoc` again.)
If you want to install a modified or development version
of pandoc instead, switch to the source directory and do
as above, but without the 'pandoc':