[Haskell-cafe] Library Process (was Building "production stable" software in Haskell)

Bryan O'Sullivan bos at serpentine.com
Mon Sep 24 08:54:26 EDT 2007

David Menendez wrote:

> Using Cabal directly, I can simply run the configure/build/install
> process three times with different configuration options.
> Is this possible with systems like RPM/apt/port/etc?

Yes.  In the case of RPM and dpkg, we prefix a library's name with the 
name and version of the compiler name against which it's built.  This 
means that you can have hugs20051030-binary, ghc661-binary, and so on 
all installed at once without a problem.


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