Packages in GHC 6.6

Krasimir Angelov kr.angelov at
Thu Aug 24 10:15:17 EDT 2006

I wrote simple tool that I am using to build MSI installer for Visual
Haskell. It will not be so hard to extend it to support Cabal. After
that it will be easy to prepare an installer for GHC with optional
libraries. Don't expect it to be ready for 6.6 release!


On 8/22/06, Jason Dagit <dagit at> wrote:
> [snipped]
> For the windows installer, I imagine this working something like the
> cygwin or ms office installer.  There could be a screen listing all
> the libraries and the installer itself comes in two flavors, either
> contains only the minimum (and uses the network to grab any
> additional) or the installer contains everything and lets the user
> select which packages to install (defaulting to everything).

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