[Haskell-cafe] cool tools

Ryan Newton rrnewton at gmail.com
Thu May 17 22:36:36 CEST 2012

Indeed, cabal-install 0.14.0 has been *excellent* for me so far.  Thanks

On Thu, May 17, 2012 at 10:05 AM, Chris Dornan <chris at chrisdornan.com>wrote:

> I have been playing around with the latest cabal-install (0.14.0) and it is
> working really nicely. Having unpacked a cabal bundle you can now type
> 'cabal install' inside the root and it will work everything out as if you
> had asked to install directly from the repo -- very nice.
> I have also noticed that GHC is suggesting alternatives when it encounters
> missing identifiers. This gives a strong sense of helpfulness that I think
> accurately reflects the long and sustained (decades-long) effort that has
> gone into making the GHC diagnostics as useful as possible.
> The tools are so good because the developers have been paying attention to
> the gripes.
> But we should sometimes say thank you too... it is much appreciated.
> Chris
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