[Haskell-cafe] haskell platform broken in ubuntu

Shrivats shrvtsnvs
Sat Oct 5 06:24:11 UTC 2013


I've not looked at your forums link, what Vagif might be referring to is,
since you've already got your compiler installed, installing the platform
is /just/ compiling the remaining modules that are part of the platform. Of
course, building the compiler from source would take a very long time. :-)

On Oct 5, 2013 10:50 AM, "Rustom Mody" <rustompmody at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Oct 5, 2013 at 9:18 AM, Vagif Verdi <vagif.verdi at gmail.com> wrote:
>> That will give you only ghc 7.6.2. If you want latest haskell-platform,
>> source compile is the only option. And btw it is not THAT painful :)
>> You run the script, wait 2-3 minutes and tada!
> Ok so someone is very confused -- maybe me :-)
> http://askubuntu.com/questions/286764/how-to-install-haskell-platform-for-ubuntu-13-04
> seems to say that compiling from source takes like two full nights!!
> Am I missing something?
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