[Haskell-cafe] Packages

Cetin Sert cetin.sert at gmail.com
Tue Sep 23 06:55:21 EDT 2008


Of course, if you are doing haskell development, the best possible way
> to go (IMO) full-blown cabal install since you will always get the
> most up-to-date code
Let's say I go and compile a library from sources and install it through
How can I update the binary version of the library Cabal installed after
recompiling the library using newer/modified sources?


2008/9/23 Wolfgang Jeltsch <g9ks157k at acme.softbase.org>

> Am Sonntag, 21. September 2008 09:44 schrieb Andrew Coppin:
> > […]
> > 2. If we already have a Cabal package, why do we also need seperate
> > packages for Arch, Gentoo, Debian...? Isn't Cabal cross-platform?
> If I want to install gtk2hs on Debian, I'd like gtk (the C library) to be
> automatically installed.  And I want Debian's gtk package because this is
> the
> one, other Debian-packaged software uses.
> And a Debian user installing an application written in Haskell wants to use
> the Debian package manager.
> > […]
> Best wishes,
> Wolfgang
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