Failure to install time package

Lennart Augustsson lennart at
Thu Apr 16 05:39:45 EDT 2009

I very much hope that HP will be here soon too.  I understand that you
don't want to be in the library distribution business, but since you
started down that road you are stuck with it until there's a viable

  -- Lennart

On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 11:32 AM, Simon Peyton-Jones
<simonpj at> wrote:
> | Of course, had the time package not been rudely removed from ghc
> | 6.10.2 this would not have been a problem.
> I talked to Ian about this yesterday.  I agree it was rude to remove it in a patch-level release.
> We hope that someone at this weekend's will put up a binary distribution of 'time' for GHC 6.10.2.  If they don't, we'll re-roll the 6.10.2 bundle (on Windows only) including time again, so that you can re-download.
> We are trying hard to get out of the library distribution business, in favour of the Haskell Platform, for which there should be binary installers.  I very very very much hope that the HP is firmly online by the time we get to 6.12.
> Simon

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