[Haskell-cafe] Re: Hackage on Linux

Brandon S Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Mon Aug 30 11:31:19 EDT 2010

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On 8/30/10 06:26 , Andrew Coppin wrote:
> Stephen Tetley wrote:
>> <path-to-MinGW>\MinGW\include
> Isn't that "MinGW has a standard place for header files"?
> I'm guessing if you use DJGPP or MS VisualStudio or Borland C++, it's not
> going to look there (unless you tell it to).

Presumably that's what he meant by

> Its a defacto standard, but its still a standard. If people are using
> Cygwin or Microsoft's Unix compatibility layer, Visual C or even the
> parts of MinGW distributed with GHC, they aren't documenting their
> successes so no-one else can follow them, for all intents and purposes
> MinGW/Msys is the only game in town.

Again (echoing both the above and an earlier message of mine):  if you can
tell us(*) what to do to make things visible to VS, please do.  Or
contribute patches to Cabal that interoperate with VS.

(*) generic "us"; I don't currently work on Cabal
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