ghc 6.6 Debian packages

Ian Lynagh igloo at
Fri Jul 6 07:17:16 EDT 2007

On Fri, Jul 06, 2007 at 09:46:39AM +0200, Christian Maeder wrote:
> Ian Lynagh schrieb:
> > 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.
> Could someone list the available packages (and its versions)?

In Debian Etch (stable)?

> Are there plans to provide also ghc-6.6.1 debian packages?

At some point, but there are more pressing things to do first.

> I think ghc-6.6.1 provides new time and filepath packages.

time was a 6.6 extralib and is in stable. (I don't know off the top of
my head what differences there were between the versions that came with
6.6 and 6.6.1).

filepath wasn't an extralib, but is in stable nonetheless.


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