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What is Haskell?

"Haskell is an advanced purely functional programming language. The product of more than twenty years of cutting edge research, it allows rapid development of robust, concise, correct software. With strong support for integration with other languages, built-in concurrency, debuggers, profilers, rich libraries and an active community, Haskell makes it easier to produce flexible, maintainable high-quality software." -- (from

For more information about Haskell support in Fedora, go to Haskell_SIG.

Getting started with Haskell on Fedora


   sudo dnf install ghc cabal-install


   sudo dnf install haskell-platform

which includes the stack build tool.

All devel packages

   sudo dnf install ghc-*devel

For auto-packaging and dnf integration:

   sudo dnf install cabal-rpm

Haskell software in Fedora

Upstream package repo

Much more software can be found in upstream community Hackage repository and its downstream distribution Stackage.