[Haskell-beginners] Haskell platform confusing to me
magnus at therning.org
Tue Jan 3 20:19:05 CET 2012
On Tue, Jan 03, 2012 at 08:00:17PM +0100, Manfred Lotz wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have 2 questions regarding Haskell platform.
> 1. If I would like to install the newest Haskell platform on say Ubuntu
> Precise which is in the making I could proceed like follows:
> - install all dep packges from
> which means I would manually have to download all debs and install
> them thereafter.
> Is this true?
> 2. I have Ubuntu Lucid and like to install the newest Haskell platform.
> Do I have to build it from source?
> I didn't find any (big picture) documentation telling me how the
> installation pathes possibly are. As can be seen I'm pretty confused
> how to proceed.
I don't have a Ubuntu Precise system to try this on, and it was a
while since I stopped using Debian-based distros, but don't you just
have to turn on the universe repo and then use apt-get?
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