[Haskell-cafe] Cabal fun [Half-integer]
andrewcoppin at btinternet.com
Sat Jul 4 04:24:08 EDT 2009
Antoine Latter wrote:
> Personally, I've never used "runhaskell Setup sdist" and I've only
> ever used "cabal sdist". But I'm not sure where I learned that.
> I think cabal-install is a pretty standard util for people to have,
> and it ships with the Haskell platform now. So the big hurdle is
> Andrew - where does it state that "Setup sdist" is the recommended way
> of doing this? If it's a wiki you could go and edit it yourself.
Start from the Hackage homepage:
Click on "how to create a Haskell package", takes you to
Section 18.104.22.168 shows you how to create a tarball - using setup sdist
rather than cabal sdist. Indeed, I don't think cabal-install is
If people seriously want this to become the preferred way to do things,
it needs to be much more prominently documented.
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