[Haskell-cafe] Poor first impression

Robin Green greenrd at greenrd.org
Fri Apr 27 08:09:35 EDT 2007

On Fri, 27 Apr 2007 07:00:26 -0300
"Fernando Cassia" <fcassia at gmail.com> wrote:

> But just think about it... is it easier to DOCUMENT the problem or
> just include a workaround in the make install code?

It's easier to document the problem.

> IF {library not available} then
> echo "you need to get asdfzxcv lib. before the compiler will work.
> please use yum or apt-get"

Virtually no other open source project does this, in my experience.

It's better just to use yum in the first place, and only if that
doesn't work, try the tarballs.


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