ghc 6.6 Debian packages

Ian Lynagh igloo at
Thu Jul 5 18:12:16 EDT 2007

On Thu, Jul 05, 2007 at 03:04:06PM -0400, Norman Ramsey wrote:
> As a Debian user who frequently operates disconnected from the
> network, I have to say I have found such 'extras' packages highly
> productive---the loss of disk space is more than compensated for by
> the ability to continue working during a long plane flight, because
> packages I didn't know I needed are already installed on my system.
> I would welcome a virtual package to pull in all things ghc-6.6.

If you are using Debian etch then you can do

    apt-get install "libghc6-.*-dev"

to install all GHC 6 libraries. There isn't such an easy way to install
just those (somewhat arbitrarily) defined to be extralibs, though.


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