[Haskell-cafe] Hackage on Linux

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Wed Aug 25 01:35:54 EDT 2010

> If people just wanted an auto udpate version of cabal that works through arch's
> package management, then there should have just been a pacman wrapper which
> when you install/update haskell libraries/packages, it creates a local package
> through cabal2arch instead of using AUR.

bauerbill --hackage supports this (its a good tool). However, one
benefit of AUR + Hackage is that cabal2arch was developed and maintained
-- which solves the problem of resolving C libraries for the distro --
something cabal-install can't do.

-- Don

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