[Haskell-cafe] OT: Good Linux distro for netbook + Haskell?

Adam Turoff adam.turoff at gmail.com
Fri Apr 24 16:59:04 EDT 2009

On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 4:55 PM, Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org> wrote:
> Interesting, but how is it when it comes to availability of up-to-date
> Haskell packages?  If it's based on Ubuntu 8.10 then I'd expect out of
> date GHC and a need to use cabal-install extensively.

Well, my machine just died and I'm waiting for an RMA, so I can't give
you specifics.

apt-get install ghc installed 6.8.2, which I was using to build 6.10.2
and then cabal-install.  I figured that it was easier to manage the
haskelly bits myself and let eeebuntu/apt figure everything else out.

-- Adam

More information about the Haskell-Cafe mailing list