[Haskell-cafe] real haskell difficulties (at least for me)

Manlio Perillo manlio_perillo at libero.it
Thu Jan 15 07:20:30 EST 2009

Eugene Kirpichov ha scritto:
> Well, I thought about these 10's of emails too; probably hackage could
> send an email when a new broken build arrives but only if there were
> no 'unresolved' broken builds before this one; or probably an email at
> the first broken build and a weekly email reminding "you've got some
> unresolved broken builds".
> As for missing C libraries: could cabal probably integrate with the
> native package manager (apt/rpm/..) and ask the user whether to invoke
> it to install these libraries in case they are missing? 

I like the idea.
An "external package" database, where for each "software" we have an 
Haskell name, with this name mapped to each specific package.

> However, this
> is not a solution for Windows since there's no native package manager.

For windows an "Haskell external package" name can be mapped to an URL 
to a "well know" Windows installer.

 > [...]

Manlio Perillo

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