[Hackage] #47: implement ./setup bdist

Hackage trac at galois.com
Wed Nov 21 09:13:30 EST 2007

#47: implement ./setup bdist
  Reporter:  ijones         |        Owner:  ijones   
      Type:  enhancement    |       Status:  new      
  Priority:  normal         |    Milestone:  Cabal-1.4
 Component:  cabal-install  |      Version:           
  Severity:  normal         |   Resolution:           
  Keywords:                 |   Difficulty:  hard     
Ghcversion:  6.2.1          |     Platform:  Linux    
Changes (by duncan):

  * priority:  high => normal
  * component:  Cabal => cabal-install


 If we do this we should do this in cabal-install.

 We also need to specify exactly what we mean and want by a binary
 distribution. Would it be relocatable for example? What would the
 resulting tarball look like? What would be the procedure to install such a

 Is there really a great need for this in the light of tools that can
 generate distro packages like rpm, deb, ebuild etc.

 Needs more design discussion and someone to implement it.

Ticket URL: <http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/hackage/ticket/47#comment:3>
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