[Haskell-cafe] Damnit, we need a CPAN.

Darrin Thompson darrinth at gmail.com
Thu May 29 16:50:24 EDT 2008

On Thu, May 29, 2008 at 4:31 PM, Thomas Hartman <tphyahoo at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've been playing a lot with searchpath lately, for doing happs
> "quickstart" installation as described on happs.org.
> Searchpath works great when it works, which usually means -- when the
> module map file is up to date and pointing everywhere to the right
> place.
> When the module map file is out of date though, the error messages for
> missing dependencies that you would get from searchpath are not as
> good as the error messages you'd get from a cabal configure.

Makes me wonder if searchpath and a good module map file wouldn't be a
good way to bootstrap cabal-install.


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