Wither Haskell Platform 2013.4.0.0

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Mon Oct 14 06:55:25 UTC 2013

On Monday, October 14, 2013, Dag Odenhall wrote:

> On Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 12:20 AM, Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at gmail.com<javascript:_e({}, 'cvml', 'allbery.b at gmail.com');>>
> wrote:
> Nope. Arch is a rolling release distribution whose policy is directly
>> opposed to the "stable release" philosophy of the Platform. They will
>> package latest versions of everything, not a "stable release". You *cannot*
>> satisfy their requirements with the Platform; ignore them.
>  I would say it depends on what you mean by “latest”, since one answer
> could be “latest haskell-platform”. Does Arch Linux ship the latest Python
> packages, even if an older version is included in the stdlib of the latest
> Python release?
There isn't a separate "Python" and "Python Platform". Packages that ship
with Python are maintained in Python's repository. Those that are
also maintained separately usually have another package/module name
altogether so both can be installed without interfering with one another.

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