[Haskell-cafe] GHC 6.10.1 and cabal[-install]

Jason Dagit dagit at codersbase.com
Tue Nov 18 16:56:32 EST 2008

On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 1:51 PM, Andrew Coppin
<andrewcoppin at btinternet.com>wrote:

> Duncan Coutts wrote:
>> The Cabal package provides the library. The cabal-install package
>> provides the 'cabal' command line tool.
>> The deprecated package you're thinking of is cabal-get or cabal-setup.
> Will Hackage one day provide a way to discover that one package has been
> superceeded by another?
> Currently you can see when a newer version of the exact same package
> exists, but (for example) take a took at how many gazillion database
> packages there are up there. Which ones are active? Which ones are obsolete?
> How can I tell??

This has come up before.  As you can see here:

I think we just need someone (how about you!?) to start working on it.

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