[Haskell-cafe] Best Linux Distro for >>=

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com
Sun Jun 19 12:31:20 CEST 2011

On 19 June 2011 20:26, Joachim Breitner <nomeata at debian.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> Am Sonntag, den 19.06.2011, 15:33 +1000 schrieb Mark Wright:
>> Fedora, Debian, FreeBSD:
>> I don't use them, however I think they have very good support for
>> Haskell packaging.  For example, Fedora updates the haddock documentation
>> index as pkgs are installed and removed
> same on Debian, file:///usr/share/doc/ghc-doc/html/libraries/index.html
> is one of the most-visited locations in my computer :-)
> For Debian, you can check where we deviate from the Haskell Platform on
> http://people.debian.org/~nomeata/platform.html
> and
> http://people.debian.org/~nomeata/hackagevsdebian.html
> gives you an idea of our coverage of Hackage.
> And, something that we are proud of: The dependencies between the
> Haskell library packages include the ABI hash, so an apt-get upgrade
> will never break installed Haskell libraries, but only upgrade if all
> depending packages have been rebuilt.

Are these binary or source packages that you use the ABI hash?  Also,
how do you manage to update the documentation index on package

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
Ivan.Miljenovic at gmail.com

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