Monthly Archives: January 2009

Arch Haskell News: Jan 11 2009

A regular update of Haskell in Arch Linux.

Welcome to the first Arch Haskell News of 2009.

Arch now has 827 Haskell packages in AUR.

That’s an increase of 93 new packages in the last 48 days, or 1.9 new Haskell apps and libraries a day over the holiday season. Well done everyone!.

Noteworthy

New and updated packages

The Arch Haskell Team maintains the Haskell toolchain on Arch Linux. You can join us in #arch-haskell on freenode.org, or on the mailing list.http://www.haskell.org/mailman/listinfo/arch-haskell

LLVM Haskell bindings

Bryan O’Sullivan and Lennart Augustsson’s high level LLVM bindings for Haskell are now packaged up nicely, making it super easy to drive LLVM from Haskell on Arch.

To read more about these bindings, check out the authors’ blog posts:

HDBC: Haskell database suite: updated

HDBC, John Goerzon’s industrial strength database suite for Haskell has been updated in Arch. You can now get the latest versions of:

This library is the one described in the book “Real World Haskell”.

New Haskell web framework: salvia and orchid

Sebastiaan Visser’s new Haskell web framework, salvia, and its accompanying wiki framework, orchid, are now packaged for Arch.

salvia is a lightweight web framework, with extensive documentation.