installing non-haskell binaries with cabal

Henning Thielemann lemming at
Tue Jun 10 06:32:00 EDT 2008

On Mon, 9 Jun 2008, Don Stewart wrote:

> gwern0:
>> And of course, at that point, you'd be better off just writing the script in Haskell.
>> (Seriously, I had to do that for the Roguestar packages. It was hardly
>> any trouble at all - Haskell is a better scripting language than I
>> think people give it credit for.)
> I'd agree here. It probably is easier to rewrite it in Haskell (just use
> system everywhere), and keep easy distribution via cabal-install.

I think Haskell code is also more portable than bash code.

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