wither the Platform

Herbert Valerio Riedel hvr at gnu.org
Mon Mar 23 10:47:48 UTC 2015

On 2015-03-23 at 11:20:36 +0100, Thomas Miedema wrote:


> For most users, we recommend installing the Haskell Platform
> <http://hackage.haskell.org/platform/> instead of GHC. The current Haskell
> Platform release includes a recent GHC release as well as some other tools
> (such as cabal), and a larger set of libraries that are known to work
> together.

Btw, I've always wondered a little bit about the last part, namely "set
of libraries that are known to work together"... what is actually meant
by that? Does it simply refer to providing a selection of
package-versions that form a valid coherent/simultaneous Cabal install


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