[Haskell-cafe] Self-contained GHC for Mac

Richard Cobbe cobbe at ccs.neu.edu
Mon May 26 13:08:12 UTC 2014

On Mon, May 26, 2014 at 08:23:22AM -0400, Bob Hutchison wrote:
> On May 23, 2014, at 2:42 PM, Bob Ippolito <bob at redivi.com> wrote:
> > After seeing some demand for packaged Haskell for Mac for the IHaskell project and by word of mouth at BayHac I decided to take a stab at it. Here you go:
> > http://ghcformacosx.github.io/ (currently GHC 7.8.2 and cabal-install
> >
> Thank you! Wonderful!
> I think this is the way to go for anyone setting up Haskell for the first time on a Mac. I agree that this should be a very prominently displayed installation option on haskell.org

Asking purely out of curiosity: what's the advantage to doing this over
using the Haskell Platform installer?  (Other than the fact that the latter
hasn't seen a release in a year, I mean.)


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