[arch-haskell] Dropping (most of) AUR?

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Tue Nov 8 12:53:58 CET 2011

On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 11:11, Nicolas Pouillard
<nicolas.pouillard at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 10:32 AM, Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org> wrote:
>> On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 21:01, Bernardo Barros <bernardobarros2 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 11:18 AM, Magnus Therning
>>>> Any thoughts or comments on this?
>>> But there is also cases like qtHaskell that are not straightforward to
>>> build by hand, and it is not in hackage. That should have a [aur] if
>>> not present in [haskell]
>> qtHaskell is special, because it's not on Hackage. That's why it isn't
>> in [haskell].
>>> In most cases since cabal does a better job, [aur] packages should be
>>> strongly discouraged.
>> IMNSHO we should never look at cabal as a replacement for an Arch repo or [aur].
> How do you make the distinction between using cabal-install and
> [haskell] in you day-to-day use.

I don't use cabal-install, so it's simple to make the distinction :)


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