Release Schedule for 2009.2.0.2
bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com
Wed Jun 3 14:45:36 EDT 2009
Wednesday, June 3, 2009, 10:31:45 PM, you wrote:
> Gregory Collins wrote:
>> I agree, it'd be great to get some feedback on that (tumbleweeds so
>> far..) so I can prepare a final package.
> There's a preview ? I missed that, and so do my google searches. I'll try it if you post it..
After months of intense frustration I have something approaching a
reasonable OSX installer for the Haskell Platform. I'd appreciate it if
some OSX hackers could try it out.
The installer can be downloaded from:
Please do me a favour and don't link there from the haskell platform
* it presupposes GHC-6.10.3 is installed from the binary distro. The
final release will bundle the two together in a .dmg file.
* it installs the platform libraries and executables to
/Library/Framework/HaskellPlatform.framework, registers the
libraries with GHC, and symlinks the binaries to /usr/local/bin
* I had to build the distro package by hand using Apple's GUI tool
because I can't figure out how to do it otherwise -- and not for
lack of trying, either, I reckon I've put 20-30 man-hours into
trying to figure it out -- thanks Apple! Similarly, for the life of
me I cannot figure out how to bundle GHC and the platform libs
together into one installer.
* There's some haddock documentation in there but I'm not sure how
nicely it's cross-linked.
* The code is a mess, I need to clean it up (and systematize the
process) before it's fit for inclusion into the project.
* I've done some (very) limited testing but given how difficult the
whole project has been, I fully expect problems.
Sorry about how long it's taken -- I'm getting married on Saturday (!)
so finding time to work on this has been difficult indeed.
Gregory Collins <greg at gregorycollins.net>
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