[Haskell-cafe] [Haskell-community] technical thoughts on stack

John Wiegley johnw at newartisans.com
Tue Sep 13 19:14:39 UTC 2016

>>>>> "RE" == Richard Eisenberg <rae at cs.brynmawr.edu> writes:

RE> To fix (B), stack just needs a new option so that `stack setup` installs a
RE> system GHC. Perhaps it would even be sufficient for `stack setup` to
RE> clearly tell the user where ghc is installed and what to add to their

Some other tools provide an "env" sub-command, so that a person can run:

    eval $(stack env)

And now ghc, ghci, etc., would be on the PATH, and the user doesn't really
need to care about where it lives.

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