ANNOUNCE: protocol-buffers-0.2.9 for Haskell is ready

Lennart Kolmodin kolmodin at
Sun Sep 21 09:48:25 EDT 2008

Lennart Kolmodin wrote:
> Don Stewart wrote:
>> haskell:
>>> Hello one and all,
>>> Amid much rejoicing, my Haskell version of protocol-buffer is now
>>> released (version 0.2.9).
>> Find it on Arch Linux,
>> Go Go Go!
> Now also available in Gentoo Linux, along with the bundled lib 
> protocol-buffers-descriptor and the tool hprotoc.
> Get it from the haskell overlay
>  * dev-haskell/protocol-buffers
>  * dev-haskell/protocol-buffers-descriptor
>  * dev-haskell/hprotoc

Also, sharing the same tarball for different libs and applications makes 
automation of packaging slightly harder for us. This one I had to do 
partly by hand.

Splitting the tarball into three packages would also allow users to 
install them directly by using cabal-install.

I'd recommend it.

   Lennart K

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