[ANNOUNCE] Shaking up GHC

Tuncer Ayaz tuncer.ayaz at gmail.com
Sat Jan 23 20:01:09 UTC 2016

On 23 January 2016 at 20:09, Karel Gardas <karel.gardas at centrum.cz> wrote:
> On 01/23/16 06:21 PM, Tuncer Ayaz wrote:
> >
> > If there's a good way in 8.x (with new Cabal and Shake) to avoid
> > bundling, while using Shake for ghc --make, then I'm all for it.
> > My concern is that it has to be as simple as it's currently to
> > install ghc on a random Linux distro, in order for someone to use
> > a Shakefile.
> Not only random Linux distro please! GHC supports a lot of other
> nice OSes and it would be a pity if shake-based build does not
> support them too.

Where available via pkgng or pkgsrc, it's also a quick install away.
I've mentioned Linux+BSD (and left out Illumos), but subsequently forgot
to mention BSDs, etc. here. Sorry about that. Better wording: "as
simple as 'pkgmgr install ghc'".

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