[Haskell-cafe] Re: Best Linux for Haskell?

Martin DeMello martindemello at gmail.com
Tue Nov 6 16:42:52 EST 2007

On 11/6/07, Maurí­cio <briqueabraque at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Maybe (and only maybe), before choosing a
> distribution, you should choose a package system,
> since that's what you are going to use to install
> software. Look for RPM and APT, and see what you
> think. With my package system (I don't wanna give
> you any prejudice, so I won't tell you it's APT),
> I can get upgrades easily. But that's because I
> know how to use it. There are also other options
> beside RPM and APT.

Gentoo's portage (inspired by FreeBSD's ports) is the best linux
packaging system I've come across, but I wouldn't recommend Gentoo
itself as a first distro. It makes a brilliant second one, though.


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