[arch-haskell] Current procedure to install Hakyll (with deps)

Mateusz Loskot mateusz at loskot.net
Tue Jun 12 17:18:24 CEST 2012

On 12 June 2012 11:53, Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 12:07 PM, Mateusz Loskot <mateusz at loskot.net> wrote:
> [...]
>> So, here comes my question:
>> Considering I'm interested in Hakyll, could anyone recommend where
>> should I grab all the related packages and required dependencies from?
> Don't use AUR!

OK, I won't.

> Check to see how many of the dependencies are in [haskell], if all are
> there: profit!

I will try this option tonight.

> If only a few are missing you can always raise a bug to
> get them added (I look favourable upon existence of patches +
> pre-built packages).

I'm usually happy to contribute too, though in case of Haskell I'm
green as Irish grass.

> You also must be willing to accept that future
> updates to packages might be delayed due to dependencies of other
> packages in [haskell].


> If all else fails you can always use Cabal.

Could you give (or point doc) overview of pros/cons of [haskell] vs Cabal?
I understand one of cons is the delayed updates explained above.


Best regards,
Mateusz Loskot, http://mateusz.loskot.net

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