extra libraries vs. cabal libraries (ghc-6.10.1)
duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Thu Nov 6 04:36:02 EST 2008
On Wed, 2008-11-05 at 14:16 +0100, Christian Maeder wrote:
> the documentation of extra libraries is listed under
> 1. Is it possible to add cabal packages in the same way? How?
It is certainly possible to generate documentation but there is no
support for automatically updating a central haddock contents page. If
you'd like to work on that it's ticket:
> 2. It would be nice if the cabal-install (i.e. the binary cabal) came
> with ghc. Currently zlib, HTTP and cabal-install have to be (awkwardly)
> installed via Setup before being able to "cabal install".
That is part of the purpose of the Haskell Platform.
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