[arch-haskell] Re: [extra] haskell-parallel

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Sat Oct 12 07:37:37 UTC 2013

On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 14:19, Peter Simons <simons at cryp.to> wrote:
> Hi Rémy,
>  > Can you quickly tell me if everybody agrees on me uploading these
>  > packages:
>  >
>  > - haskell-parallel (version
>  > - haskell-hp-parallel (version, provides haskell-parallel=
> I'd rather have haskell-parallel- in [extra].
> The distinction between haskell-X and haskell-hp-X sounds good in theory,
> but I don't believe that the consequences of that change are sufficiently
> understood, nor am I convinced that we posses a tool-chain that's capable of
> taking advantage of that distinction. At this point in time, that change
> looks like a lot of risks and very little payoff.

I made an attempt at providing exactly this, at

Please have a look at it and let me know what you find.  I'm fairly
sure those packages need some further tweaking, but my gut feeling
tells me it *is* possible to do this and end up with a system that is
convenient to use.


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