Packages in GHC 6.6
simonmarhaskell at gmail.com
Thu Aug 24 07:22:05 EDT 2006
Bulat Ziganshin wrote:
> Hello Simon,
> Thursday, August 24, 2006, 2:40:55 PM, you wrote:
>>This means that making a minimal distribution in a build tree that has
>>everything is not just a matter of removing stuff, also the Haddock
>>index must be rebuilt, and the package database needs to have the extra
>>packages removed too.
> it seems that dividing ghc to the core and additional libs is
> dependent on cabalizing all those packages that are now distributed
> with ghc?
> so, situation is rather paradox - in order to strip some lib from ghc
> distribution because it don't used at all, one should cabalize it :)
> at least we can start by removing from ghc distribution large
> graphics/sound libraries that was already cabalized. are there such
All those packages are already Cabalized. Hugs uses Cabal to build all its
libraries. As for whether all the Cabal scripts work propertly with GHC... I
suspect there may be some hiccups, since we haven't tested that.
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