[Hackage] #578: Allow installation of distro packages

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Wed Sep 23 11:48:44 EDT 2009

#578: Allow installation of distro packages
  Reporter:  bos                 |        Owner:                 
      Type:  enhancement         |       Status:  new            
  Priority:  normal              |    Milestone:  _|_            
 Component:  cabal-install tool  |      Version:                 
  Severity:  normal              |   Resolution:                 
  Keywords:                      |   Difficulty:  project(> week)
Ghcversion:                      |     Platform:                 
Changes (by nomeata):

 * cc: nomeata (added)


 What if information from /var/lib/ghc-6.10.4/./package.conf would be
 available even for yet-uninstalled distro packages, e.g. the complete
 value of InstalledPackageInfo. Would the task them become handleable?

Ticket URL: <http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/hackage/ticket/578#comment:2>
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