RFC: include a cabal-install executable in future GHC releases

Carter Schonwald carter.schonwald at gmail.com
Sun Feb 23 14:50:41 UTC 2014

Let's not get off track :-).  I'm pretty sure some folks occasionally need
to do profiling/perf debugging on a live server.

So you support there being some easy way to get ghc and cabal-install
together or no? (Heroku is a good example I guess)

On Sunday, February 23, 2014, harry <voldermort at hotmail.com> wrote:

> Carter Schonwald wrote
> > b) some sort of platform-lite thats the ghc bin dist + cabal-install,
> > targeted at folks using haskell on server rather than desktop envs --
> > there
> > was a bunch of strong support for this (esp those using haskell and
> aren't
> > on the major linux distros)
> Would like the platform-lite (if there is one) to exclude profiling
> libraries, and other stuff that isn't needed for servers (see the Heroku
> build packs for examples of everything they delete after installing the
> bindist).
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