Packages in GHC 6.6
lemming at henning-thielemann.de
Thu Aug 24 06:19:45 EDT 2006
On Tue, 22 Aug 2006, Simon Marlow wrote:
> - A source tree can optionally be populated with more packages,
> which will be included in the build as normal. At the moment,
> the only packages you can add in this way are:
> ALUT, HGL, HUnit, OpenAL, OpenGL, QuickCheck, X11, cgi,
> fgl, haskell-src, html, mtl, network, parsec, time, xhtml
> because we're still using GHC's build system to build packages
> rather than Cabal. When we switch to using Cabal to build
> packages inside a GHC build, then it will be possible to populate
> the tree with any Cabal package.
> Possibly we could also distribution an "extra libs" source
> bundle containing these packages.
Just a question: Will it still be possible to have an Haddock index of
_all_ installed libraries without hassle? I know haddock supports this,
but how easy will it be to achieve that?
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