[Haskell-cafe] Re: Problems with Haskell Platform

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Fri Jun 4 01:41:50 EDT 2010

On Jun 3, 2010, at 20:27 , Jens Petersen wrote:
> I often find myself hitting Ctrl-C at "cabal install HACKAGE" to run
> "yum install ghc-DEPENDENCY-devel"
> and before returning to run "cabal install" again.
> It would be nice to automate this in some way - cabal-install  
> plugins, anyone??

Supposedly a future Cabal extension will be to, instead of installing,  
write out a package for a vendor packaging system (yum, apt, yast,  
what have you).  Consider contributing to that effort.

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at kf8nh.com
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allbery at ece.cmu.edu
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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