[arch-haskell] Destination folder of Haskell modules

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Sat Oct 12 07:37:47 UTC 2013

On 13/12/10 16:57, Rémy Oudompheng wrote:
> While playing with Haskell modules currently in [community], I
> discovered that several of them, like haskell-x11, get installed to
>   /usr/lib/ghc-$(GHC_VERSION)/site-local/$(PACKAGE_NAME)-$(PACKAGE_VERSION)
> whereas cabal2arch PKGBUILDs use the default directory
> The latter hierarchy looks highly confusing to me, as for example
> gtk2hs-glib gets installed in /usr/lib/glib-0.12.0, not to be confused
> with the glib2 package which installs files in /usr/lib/glib-2.0.
> So the first directory hierarchy looks much more logical to me. It is
> obtained by using the option
>   --libsubdir=\$compiler/site-local/\$pkgid
> in the "runhaskell Setup configure" command.

That looks like a worthwhile change to make to cabal2arch.


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