[arch-haskell] [arch-general] GHC 7.4.1 or HP 2011.4.0.0??

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Tue Feb 21 13:25:30 CET 2012

On Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 19:07, Thomas Dziedzic <gostrc at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 11:59 PM, Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org> wrote:
>> We ought to be ashamed, Debian unstable now has GHC 7.4.1! ;)
>> http://packages.debian.org/sid/ghc
>> In the meantime I've put together a repo with GHC 7.4.1 (x86_64 only)
>> and a few packages: http://is.gd/L7ZBQC
> I will be working with vega in around 2 weeks to update ghc and
> cleaning up the haskell pkgs.
> I'm not working on it right now because I'm currently focusing on
> cleaning up our ruby package and guidelines.
> Vega is working on a tool to help us with the update.
> If you really need ghc 7.4.1, I have a preliminary package for ghc at
> http://pkgbuild.com/~td123/ghc.tar
> Binaries are available under http://pkgbuild.com/~td123/
> Note this is completely unsupported and should be only used if you
> know what you're doing. Not specifically saying this to you, but other
> people that come across reading this :)

I've made some changes to that package (in particular adding a patch
that makes installation of packages *a lot* less verbose).  Please
consider grabbing it out of my git repo.


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