The Haskell Cabal
- How to install a Cabal package.
- Hackage: the Haskell Package Database.
- How to make a Cabal package
- 2.0 migration guide
- Browse open issues or report a bug
- Questions can be sent to the Haskell libraries mailing list
Comon Architecture for Building Applications and Libraries
Cabal is a system for building and packaging Haskell libraries and programs. It defines a common interface for package authors and distributors to easily build their applications in a portable way. Cabal is part of a larger infrastructure for distributing, organizing, and cataloging Haskell libraries and programs.
Specifically, the Cabal describes what a Haskell package is, how these packages interact with the language, and what Haskell implementations must to do to support packages. The Cabal also specifies some infrastructure (code) that makes it easy for tool authors to build and distribute conforming packages.
The Cabal is only one contribution to the larger goal. In particular, the Cabal says nothing about more global issues such as how authors decide where in the module name space their library should live; how users can find a package they want; how orphan packages find new owners; and so on.
- What's new in Cabal/cabal-install 2.0 — improved new-build, Backpack, foreign libraries and more! - September 11, 2017
…or you can find more in the archives.