GHC 6.6.1 on Debian Etch?

Wagner Ferenc wferi at
Wed Jun 6 04:17:27 EDT 2007

Stefan O'Rear <stefanor at> writes:

> On Tue, Jun 05, 2007 at 10:13:41PM +0200, Wagner Ferenc wrote:
>> what's the best way to install GHC 6.6.1 on a Debian Etch system?
>> Basically: are there installable packages available somewhere, or
>> should I recompile the Sid packages, or create a stub package from a
>> binary .tar.gz bundle, or some other option I didn't think of?
> Yes.
> Install the binary .tar.gz bundle *without creating a stub package*
> It installs in /usr/local, so dpkg must not know about it.

Hmm, you have got a point, but then I can't uninstall/upgrade later
easily, I'm afraid.

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