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

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com
Tue Mar 30 05:30:23 EDT 2010

Ketil Malde <ketil at malde.org> writes:
> 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\*

Agreed (to the extent that someone who can't be bothered figuring out an
"advanced" distribution like Gentoo or LFS should try a "simpler" one
first like Ubuntu before completely giving up).

> 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?

Hasn't been ported yet IIRC.

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
Ivan.Miljenovic at gmail.com

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