GHC with cabal-install
jackhill at jackhill.us
Thu Feb 26 12:54:04 UTC 2015
On Thu, 26 Feb 2015, Kazu Yamamoto (山本和彦) wrote:
> To my experience, it is easy to install GHC to Linux such as
> CentOS. But it is hard to install cabal-install after that.
> Are there any reasons to not include cabal-install in GHC binary
> GHC provides Cabal library. Why not cabal-install?
I can't provide any guidance on what GHC might do, but I can from what
other distributions have done. On both my Debian and Gentoo systems, there
is a cabal-install package that is as easy to install as ghc. Perhaps
CentOS could provide a similar package. I see that Fedora has a
cabal-install package as well. Perhaps that could be added to epel or you
could build it yourself for CentOS.
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