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- Himerge Is (only) emerge
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'''How do I install Himerge?'''
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Since emerge is the Gentoo package manager, these instructions are unlikely to work on any other distro/OS unless of course you have installed [http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/gentoo-alt/prefix/index.xml prefixed portage].
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You need to unmask several packages, by putting the following in /etc/portage/package.keywords to run the 'unstable' branch. Note that these are actually developed in the [http://www.haskell.org/~gentoo/gentoo-haskell/ haskell overlay] before moving to the portage tree.
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<pre>
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# haskell
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dev-lang/ghc
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dev-haskell/cabal
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# haskell deps
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dev-haskell/mtl
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dev-haskell/filepath
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dev-haskell/regex-base
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dev-haskell/regex-posix
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dev-haskell/regex-compat
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# himerge
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app-portage/himerge
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dev-haskell/parallel
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dev-haskell/gtk2hs
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</pre>
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If you're currently running stable ghc, you should upgrade ghc first and then run ghc-updater. Either way, it would be good to emerge ghc first, then emerge himerge.

Revision as of 12:05, 9 February 2008

This wiki site is supposed to be the place containing all the possible information and documentation for Himerge

FAQs

What does Himerge really/exactly stands for?

It technically stands for "Haskell Interface for eMerge" ; though I personally can also think about some funny terms like:

  - Hi 'emerge'
  - High-Emerge
  - Himerge Is (only) emerge

How do I install Himerge?

Since emerge is the Gentoo package manager, these instructions are unlikely to work on any other distro/OS unless of course you have installed prefixed portage.

You need to unmask several packages, by putting the following in /etc/portage/package.keywords to run the 'unstable' branch. Note that these are actually developed in the haskell overlay before moving to the portage tree.

# haskell
dev-lang/ghc
dev-haskell/cabal
# haskell deps
dev-haskell/mtl
dev-haskell/filepath
dev-haskell/regex-base
dev-haskell/regex-posix
dev-haskell/regex-compat

# himerge
app-portage/himerge
dev-haskell/parallel
dev-haskell/gtk2hs

If you're currently running stable ghc, you should upgrade ghc first and then run ghc-updater. Either way, it would be good to emerge ghc first, then emerge himerge.