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Re: Updating plans of lang/ghc

David Holland <> writes:

> On Fri, Jan 10, 2014 at 02:59:17PM +0100, Marc Espie wrote:
>  > Let's call a cat a cat. Haskell is a lab experiment gone wrong.
> Yeah, that's great. One could even go further and say that nobody
> should ever use it for serious software development. Nonetheless, it
> and ghc remain things used from time to time, often in a research
> context; I don't think ghc should be removed from pkgsrc just because
> it's aggravating to package.

I agree with both of you - I think it's useful that ghc is in pkgsrc,
even though Haskell is in practice so unportable what I would have to
recommend against using it, and recommend against using tools that are
written in it:

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