[Haskell-cafe] GHC 6.10.1 and cabal[-install]
dagit at codersbase.com
Tue Nov 18 17:03:26 EST 2008
On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 2:00 PM, Andrew Coppin
<andrewcoppin at btinternet.com>wrote:
> 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 Currently you can see when a newer version of the exact same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?
A darcs patch should work. If you look in the thread I linked to you'll see
this message by Thomas M. DuBuisson:
Where he gives the location of secret hideout for the hackage happs server
and how to contribute.
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