[Haskell-cafe] Global Package Install
migmit at gmail.com
Thu Feb 18 21:36:54 UTC 2021
So do I.
But it seems to me like a global trend: more and more tools are designed to make our life easier, and it becomes harder and harder to deal with the mess they create.
> On 18 Feb 2021, at 22:15, Richard Eisenberg <rae at richarde.dev> wrote:
>> On Feb 18, 2021, at 3:48 PM, Viktor Dukhovni <ietf-dane at dukhovni.org> wrote:
>> $ cabal repl -v0 -z --repl-options -package=iproute --repl-options -XOverloadedStrings
> Yes, but it's so, so much easier just to say `ghci`. And then I can pass lots of options to `ghci` directly when I want to. And I don't have to spend time writing and maintaining wrapper scripts.
> I do know what can go wrong with a global package database, and sometimes (once every 2-3 years?) it does go wrong. But I still prefer to work with a global database for my usual workflow.
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