Extending the dependency syntax

Simon Marlow simonmar at microsoft.com
Thu Jul 28 19:17:42 EDT 2005

On 28 July 2005 22:48, Duncan Coutts wrote:

> My own personal opinion is that cabal/haskell packaging can be made
> the most sucessful if we take advantage of the native packaging
> systems and so make it possible to automate as much as possible the
> process of wrapping a cabal package into a native package. I think we
> will reach the greatest audience by this approach.

I'd just like to add a big +1 to this comment - that was always my
feeling when we were originally thinking about Cabal, but you're right
that making the link between Cabal and native package tools hasn't
received enough attention yet.


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