[Haskell-cafe] Re: Haskell-friendly Linux Distribution

Ketil Malde ketil at malde.org
Tue Mar 30 05:25:07 EDT 2010

Jason Dagit:

> The reason I started telling everyone to avoid GHC in apt was the way
> it was packaged. [..]
> If they are lucky they figure out which apt package to install. 

I think people who are too lazy to bother to find out how their
distribution works, should avoid any distribution.

  % apt-cache search foo
  % sudo apt-get install libghc6-foo\*

Erik de Castro Lopo <mle+hs at mega-nerd.com> writes:

> Debian doesn't have 'The Haskell Platform', it has a package named
> haskell-platform

Ubuntu (10.4) doesn't seem to?  Is this an omission?

If I haven't seen further, it is by standing in the footprints of giants

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