[Haskell-beginners] Adding to a package
orclev at gmail.com
Tue Feb 21 05:27:16 CET 2012
I'll give another recommendation for virthualenv, I've taken to using it
for just about everything I do because it keeps my repo clean. It's
slightly inefficient in that you can end up with many copies of common
libraries, not to mention a full ghc install for every project, but HD
space is cheap, and it saves you time trying to resolve library conflicts
down the line.
On Feb 20, 2012 9:16 AM, "David McBride" <toad3k at gmail.com> wrote:
> If you want to test something, there are several packages for doing
> that. cabal-dev and virthualenv both set up repositories in your
> current directory, allowing you to cabal install packages willy nilly
> without affecting your global package database. I personally prefer
> virthualenv (not the spelling), but both are very good programs.
> On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 2:33 AM, AbdulSattar Mohammed
> <codingtales at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I just submitted a patch to Wai, but I didn't like the process I went
> > through while testing it on my machine.
> > I cloned the repo, modified it and ran
> > runghc Setup configure --prefix=$HOME --user
> > runghc Setup install
> > That registered as something like wai-126.96.36.199. ( I don't know what it
> > exactly looked like, but it appended a ".1" to the previous version.)
> > When I ran my test code, it used the latest version. Fine.
> > But, is this the way everyone does that? I mean, adding a new version?
> > I can't think of any other way, but I'm just against registering the
> > package into the GHC registry. How does everyone do that?
> > --
> > Warm Regards,
> > AbdulSattar Mohammed
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