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The mission of the Haskell Special Interest Group is to encourage, grow and guide the packaging of Haskell projects in Fedora.


Mailing list

We have a mailing-list haskell-devel (archives), since Feb 2008.


We have an IRC channel #fedora-haskell on Freenode.

Haskell Platform support

Haskell Platform in Fedora status:

  • F11 supports haskell-platform-2009.2.0.1 (ghc-6.10.3)
  • F12 supports haskell-platform-2009.2.0.2 (ghc-6.10.4)
  • F13 supports haskell-platform-2010.1.0.0 (ghc-6.12.1)

F14 currently in development has ghc-6.12.3 and will ship with haskell-platform-2010.2.0.0.


  • update PackagingDrafts/Haskell to latest macros/packaging
  • F14 docsbeat
    • finish rebuilds to merge -doc into -devel
  • build ghc for EPEL-6
  • new mailing-list discussion separate to bugzilla mails
  • move cabal2spec package to haskell branch
    • port cabal2arch features to cabal2spec
  • cabal/yum integration (cabal-autopkg)
    • autogeneration of packages for a "testing" repository of all-of-hackage. Pull from this (with a human eye) to make Fedora packages.
  • Haskell_Spin submitted to Spins SIG


Please use the latest cabal2spec package from rawhide or koji when submitting packages.

The current Haskell Packaging Guidelines need updating to ghc-6.12. cabal2spec generates .spec files from cabal packages using up to date templates. After a package has been accepted please remember to include haskell-sig in the package SCM admin request.

Package reviews

You can use cabal2spec-diff when reviewing packages to check differences from the templates.

Open Package reviews (CC fedora-haskell-list)

Closed Package reviews (CC fedora-haskell-list)

Package Wishlist

  • gtk and pango (to replace gtk2hs)
  • pandoc (requires zip-archive)
  • happstack
  • gitit
  • leksah


Open Haskell bugs

Current packages in Fedora

Haskell SIG packages in pkgdb

See Haskell_package_interdependencies for package dependency information.


SIG Members

Packager owners:



  • 2010-05-25: Fedora 13 ships with ghc-6.12.1 and shared ghc libraries
  • 2010-01-10: fedora-haskell-list becomes haskell-devel list at fedoraproject
  • 2009-09-29: haskell-platform added for f12
  • 2009-04-15: revised Packaging Guidelines accepted
  • 2008-09-17: initial Packaging Guidelines approved
  • 2008-02-13: fedora-haskell-list started
  • 2007-05-10: Fedora SIG formed
  • 2005-02-21: mailing-list starts
  • 2004-08-03: original Fedora Haskell project starts