[Haskell-cafe] Re: 1,000 packages, so let's build a few!

Benjamin L.Russell DekuDekuplex at Yahoo.com
Sun Feb 1 23:49:05 EST 2009

On Sun, 01 Feb 2009 15:01:28 +0000, Duncan Coutts
<duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk> wrote:

>On Sat, 2009-01-31 at 16:50 -0800, Don Stewart wrote:
>> Windows people need to set up a windows at haskell.org to sort out their
>> packaging issues, like we have for debian, arch, gentoo, freebsd and
>> other distros.
>> Unless people take action to get things working well on their platform,
>> it will be slow going.
>Actually instead of going off into another mailing list I would
>encourage them to volunteer on the cabal-devel mailing list to help out.
>There is lots we could do to improve the experience on Windows and half
>the problem is we do not have enough people working on it or testing

That sounds like a great idea, but what specifically should Windows
users do to help out?  If we try to install a package on Windows and
encounter a bug that we can't figure out, would it be sufficient to
subscribe at http://www.haskell.org/mailman/listinfo/cabal-devel and
to submit a bug report to cabal-devel at haskell.org ?

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