[Haskell-beginners] Haskell platform confusing to me

Arthur Clune arthur at clune.org
Tue Jan 3 21:15:51 CET 2012

For Lucid, there's various ppas. This one looks like it'll give you
ghc7 on Lucid:


For the latest Ubuntu, you can just pull from the standard repos

arthur at jumpjet:/etc/apt$ lsb_release -a
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID:	Ubuntu
Description:	Ubuntu 11.10
Release:	11.10
Codename:	oneiric

arthur at jumpjet:/etc/apt$ apt-cache search haskell-platform
haskell-platform - Standard Haskell libraries and tools
haskell-platform-doc - Standard Haskell libraries and tools; documentaion
haskell-platform-prof - Standard Haskell libraries and tools;
profiling libraries

arthur at jumpjet:/etc/apt$ ghc --version
The Glorious Glasgow Haskell Compilation System, version 7.0.3

Arthur Clune arthur at clune.org

On Tue, Jan 3, 2012 at 7:39 PM, Manfred Lotz <manfred.lotz at arcor.de> wrote:
> Let's say I'd like to have a ghc 7.0x on Ubuntu Lucid. It seems that
> Lucid has ghc6 by default.

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