[Haskell-cafe] Package Management with Stack?

Jun Inoue jun.lambda at gmail.com
Sat Mar 11 00:22:57 UTC 2017

I see.  That explains a lot of things, esp. that xmonad-contrib isn't
on stackage...
Is there anything else I could use the way I'm trying to do,
preferably leveraging the stability of the curated package list on
Stackage for those packages that have been curated?

On Sat, Mar 11, 2017 at 2:33 AM, Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 10, 2017 at 12:28 PM, Jun Inoue <jun.lambda at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Am I fundamentally misunderstanding how stack is supposed to be used?
> Stack is not a package manager. It is a reproducible builds tool. Ad hoc
> usage like you are doing is outside of its purview.
> Also, last I checked, for some reason xmonad-contrib wasn't in stackage, so
> stack's primary mechanism for avoiding conflicts fails.
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Jun Inoue

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