new cabal-get developments
ijones at syntaxpolice.org
Sat Jul 8 14:43:29 EDT 2006
Audrey Teng and I hacked on cabal-get a few weeks ago. Some details
Basically, Audrey was able to talk me out of my "smart server, dumb
clients" stance. HackageDB is now just a directory tree with an index
file. She also implemented better local install for mutiple cabal
packages with cabal-get. I haven't played with this much.
The way it's going to work, at least for the short term, is that
anyone w/ access to monk.haskell.org (aka darcs) will be able to run
the 'put' program to add packages to hackage.
Anyway, take a look at the code and tell me what you think. xerox is
going to be working on it for his SoC project, as we started to
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