On the Haskell Platform

Yitzchak Gale gale at sefer.org
Sun May 13 14:22:24 CEST 2012

Heinrich Apfelmus <apfelmus at quantentunnel.de> wrote:
> With these principles in mind, imagine my surprise, then, to discover that
> the "Haskell Platform" on Ubuntu 12.04 includes GHC 7.4.1
>  http://packages.ubuntu.com/precise/haskell-platform
> Clearly, this must be a fake Haskell Platform, because the latest real
> Haskell Platform is still at GHC 7.0.4 at the time of this writing.
> Unfortunately, my principle 1 is now rendered moot.

That Ubuntu package is just a direct port from Debian.
So I am adding a CC to Joachim, our resident Debian
packaging hero, hoping for comment on the issue.


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