[Haskell-cafe] expanded standard lib

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Mon Nov 19 15:19:17 EST 2007

> Hi
> > - The packages seem to be of quite variable quality. Some are excellent,
> > some are rather poor (or just not maintained any more).
> The problem is that only one person gets to comment on the quality of
> a library, the author, who is about the least objective person.
> > - Almost all packages seem to require a long list of dependencies.
> Cabal-install will turn this from being a negative to being a
> positive, if it ever delivers on its promise.

Works for me here:

    cabal install xmonad
    cabal install stream-fusion

It's beta: needs darcs Cabal (1.3.x), and darcs cabal-install. We're
using it at Galois already though, so I would encourage more

-- Don

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