[Haskell-cafe] capri cabal-dev virtualenv cab

Rogan Creswick creswick at gmail.com
Tue Nov 8 22:23:47 CET 2011

On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 10:57 AM, Brent Yorgey <byorgey at seas.upenn.edu> wrote:
> I'm guessing the OP was actually referring to 'virthualenv', which was
> recently released and works with Haskell (but is similar to virtualenv
> for python).  It seems that virthualenv lets you set up independent
> "environments" including sandboxed builds and custom versions of GHC,
> etc., and switch between them.

Ah!  Thanks, I wasn't aware of virthualenv.

So far, it looks cool.  I have a bit of a knee-jerk reaction to the
statefull approach it takes (heavily tweaking your active shell
environment to do the sandboxing), but it does do things that
cabal-dev doesn't.

Playing with it more now.


> -Brent
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