[Haskell-beginners] apt cabal hackage
csmagic at gmail.com
Sat Sep 24 07:43:48 CEST 2011
On Sat, Sep 24, 2011 at 10:45 AM, Antoine Latter <aslatter at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 10:42 PM, csmagic <csmagic at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 4:20 PM, Amy de Buitléir <amy at nualeargais.ie>
> >> csmagic <csmagic <at> gmail.com> writes:
> >> >
> >> > Thanks Joey, AmyNow I want to go 'backwards'.For example I have
> >> > Language.Haskell.Exts.SyntaxI want to dig into it. Where/How do I
> >> > start?
> >> Using either Hayoo or Hoogle, search for "Language.Haskell.Exts.Syntax".
> >> Click on
> >> the results to find out more about this module (what package it's in,
> >> methods it contains, etc.) Does that answer your question?
> > Trying out the graphviz package...
> > $ cabal list|grep -i graphviz
> > gives
> > cabal: <stdout>: invalid argument
> > and nothing else
> Your example works great for me. What OS are you using, and what
> version of cabal?
> You could also try:
> > cabal list graphviz
> But that doesn't give you all of the power of regular expressions.
$ cabal --version
cabal-install version 0.10.2
using version 188.8.131.52 of the Cabal library
[I just did a cabal update cabal. Did not do anything as far as I can see]
$ uname -rv
2.6.32-5-686 #1 SMP Tue Mar 8 21:36:00 UTC 2011
$ cat /etc/debian_version
On a related note I find a lot of libghc6-something-or-other which are all
described as dummy packages.
Is Debian not the best system to play around with Haskell?
I gather gentoo is where the most haskell development happens...
> > But still
> > $ cabal install graphviz
> > still seems to install
> > What gives?
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