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Ticket #69 (closed enhancement: invalid)

Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

Support *.hackage files for easy library installation

Reported by: bulatz Owned by:
Priority: major Milestone:
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Description

Each library page on hackage should contain *.hackage file labelled "Click here to install library". HP (or GHC, or Cabal-install, or ...) should provide association for *.hackage files that automatically downloads and installs appropriate library

It will greatly simpilify tuning of HP installation for one's needs

Change History

Changed 5 years ago by anonymous

  • status changed from new to closed
  • resolution set to invalid

Nice to have, but not a platform ticket. It would be part of the hackage project.

Changed 5 years ago by anonymous

The way to do this would be via the cabal program. It could be extended to accept .cabal files directly and then download the corresponding tarball.

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