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Re: Haskell platform?

Don Stewart wrote:
> magnus:
>> Duncan Coutts wrote:
>>> On Fri, 2009-04-17 at 14:04 -0700, Clifford Beshers wrote:
>>>> Oh, duh, there's a cabal package for it.  That should make it trivial,
>>>> once cabal-debian is up to snuff.  I ran it (cabal-debian) and it
>>>> failed because we don't have all the opengl packages set up right,
>>>> there were some version problems which I suspect is the result of
>>>> recent work, and there was a build error because of missing haddock
>>>> files, but all in all those look pretty easy to clean up.
>>> The one thing to watch out for is that the haskell-platform.cabal
>>> meta-package doesn't mention the programs that are part of the platform,
>>> ie alex, happy, haddock and cabal-install.
>> That is of course not something the Debian meta-package will have any
>> problem with since DEBs don't suffer from that particular limitation.
>>> The definitive list is currently here:
>>> http://trac.haskell.org/haskell-platform/wiki/Library/VersionMatrix#PlatformPackages
>>> in the column for 2009.0.0
>>> We'll move that list to a page on it's own along with some guidance for
>>> distros.
>> The most noticeable thing is the old versions for regex-*.  Is there
>> already a plan for the next release, one that catches up with what's on
>> Hackage?
> http://trac.haskell.org/haskell-platform/ticket/14
> What is Debian shipping with?

  libghc6-regex-base 0.93.1-3.1
  libghc6-regex-compat 0.92-1.1
  libghc6-regex-posix 0.93.1-1.1

That's in Debian Sid.  I'm not sure what's in Lenny at the moment.


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