[arch-haskell] Dropping (most of) AUR?
nicolas.pouillard at gmail.com
Sat Oct 12 07:39:37 UTC 2013
On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 12:53 PM, Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org> wrote:
> 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 :)
OK, so I misunderstood «we should never look at cabal as a replacement
for an Arch repo or [aur].»?
>From this I read that you do want make cabal-install useless in Arch?
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