dons at galois.com
Sun Sep 21 04:10:29 EDT 2008
> Ivan Lazar Miljenovic wrote:
> >On Sat, 20 Sep 2008 23:38:16 -0700
> >Don Stewart <dons at galois.com> wrote:
> >>And by now you know where which distro has it:
> >> http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=18343
> >I'm sorry, Don, but you're late... Gentoo had it last night (as soon as
> >told me he uploaded it to Hackage)! ;-)
> I'm sorry, I'm confused...
> 1. How is putting something into a Cabal package different from just
> handing somebody the source code and telling them to run ghc --make?
> 2. If we already have a Cabal package, why do we also need seperate
> packages for Arch, Gentoo, Debian...? Isn't Cabal cross-platform?
> 3. Why isn't any of this explained in print anywhere?
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