[Haskell-cafe] Is there a best *nix or BSD distro for Haskell
d.w.mead at gmail.com
Sun Apr 22 13:26:08 EDT 2007
I've tried doing haskell projects on fedora ubuntu and gentoo and gentoo was
the best supported.
On 4/22/07, David Cabana <dcabana at nc.rr.com> wrote:
> I'm not dissing Windows; I work with it all the time, just not for
> Haskell. On the other hand, I am writing this on my Powerbook.
> My desire to use linux is mostly aesthetic. I want to go mouse free
> (I'm thinking Xmonad), and neither Windows nor OS X naturally lends
> itself to that. With respect to choice of linux, the machine I have
> in mind is not terribly fast, so I prefer to install from binaries
> rather than source. Do Debian and Ubuntu provide more or less the
> same Haskell packages?
> On Apr 22, 2007, at 10:09 AM, Neil Mitchell wrote:
> > Hi David,
> > At the risk of getting into an OS war, its perfectly feasible to
> > develop Haskell on Windows. Some Haskell applications are only
> > available for Windows (WinHugs mainly), but you are likely to have a
> > less bumpy ride compiling GHC if you aren't on Windows.
> > Pick what you want, Gentoo and Debian are both quite well supported
> > for Haskell.
> > Thanks
> > Neil
> > On 4/22/07, David Cabana <dcabana at nc.rr.com> wrote:
> >> I have a spare Windows machine I want to put to better use. I want
> >> to turn it into a Haskell hacking box, and was wondering whether any
> >> particular *nix or BSD distribution is best (or worst) suited for
> >> this. Any thoughts?
> >> Thank you,
> >> David Cabana
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