[Haskell-cafe] GHC 6.10.1 and cabal[-install]
andrewcoppin at btinternet.com
Tue Nov 18 17:00:39 EST 2008
Jason Dagit wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 1:51 PM, Andrew Coppin
> <andrewcoppin at btinternet.com <mailto: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
> 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 Currently you can see when a newer version of the exact same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.
What do I need to do? Just obtain the Hackage source code and submit a
Darcs patch or something? Or is it harder than that?
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