Haskell SIG

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


Mailing lists

We have two mailing-lists:


We have an #fedora-haskell[?] channel on freenode.net .


Follow us on Twitter.

Haskell Platform support

  • F22 has ghc-7.8.4 and patched haskell-platform-2014.2.0.0
  • F20 and F21 have ghc-7.6.3 and haskell-platform-2013.2.0.0
  • EPEL7 has ghc-7.6.3 and haskell-platform-2013.2.0.0
  • EPEL6 has ghc-7.0.4 and haskell-platform-2011.4.0.0
  • EPEL5 has ghc-7.0.4

Please see the Haskell Platform page for more information about Fedora's Haskell Platform support. Detailed package information can be found on the Fedora Packages page.


  • Changes/GHC_7.8
  • help improve FedoraReview/plugins/haskell.py
  • Changes/YesodWebFramework
  • docsbeat
  • update GHC_Update_SOP when bootstrapping ghc-7.8
  • submit Haskell_Spin to Spins SIG?
  • package test packages (hspec, etc)
  • repoquery wrapper for (reverse-)dependencies
  • cabal-rpm: version sensitivity
  • automate rebuilds in koji or mock-build (see rebuild scripts in fedora-haskell-tools.git)
  • Enable %check sections for packages that have tests available
  • Better tool to check for dependency breakage for version updates: fhbz, packdeps reverse and cblrepo exist
  • Automatically updated package dependency graphs.
  • Continuous build integration to automate build testing (see upstream stackage project)
  • Koji supports maven now. It could have support for cabal as well.


New Package Process

Package reviews

We track package review requests that are CC haskell-devel@lists.fedoraproject.org:

Open haskell-devel package reviews which are split into

Other links:


Non-review bugs can be split into:

(We use Upstream_Release_Monitoring to alert and track upstream package updates.)

All open Haskell bugs

See also the package review links in the Packaging section.

Current packages in Fedora

Haskell SIG packages in pkgdb

See package interdependencies for dependency graphs.

Info on singleton libraries.

Active SIG Members

Package maintainers:


Previous contributors:


  • 2013-12-17: Fedora 20 ships with ghc-7.6.3 and packages following the revised Packaging Guidelines
  • 2013-07-02: Fedora 19 ships with ghc-7.4.2
  • 2013-01-15: Fedora 18 ships with ghc-7.4.1
  • 2012-05-29: Fedora 17 ships with Haskell Platform 2011.4.0.0
  • 2012-02-14: new haskell mailing-list for discussion
  • 2011-11-08: Fedora 16 ships with ghc-7.0.4 and all prof subpackages merged into devel
  • 2011-06-01: Fedora 15 ships with ghc-7.0.2
  • 2010-12-05: Fedora packages now listed on http://hackage.haskell.org
  • 2010-11-02: Fedora 14 ships: all doc subpackages merged into devel
  • 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: fedora-haskell@haskell.org mailing-list starts
  • 2004-08-03: original Fedora Haskell project starts