Commit 6608501f authored by Simon Marlow's avatar Simon Marlow

remove old library doc link (#1098), and point to HackageDB

parent be96a4fa
......@@ -552,14 +552,11 @@ import qualified Control.Monad.ST.Strict as ST
linkend="search-path"/>.</para>
<para>GHC comes with a large collection of libraries arranged
hierarchically; see the accompanying library documentation.
There is an ongoing project to create and maintain a stable set
of <quote>core</quote> libraries used by several Haskell
compilers, and the libraries that GHC comes with represent the
current status of that project. For more details, see <ulink
url="http://www.haskell.org/~simonmar/libraries/libraries.html">Haskell
Libraries</ulink>.</para>
hierarchically; see the accompanying <ulink
url="../libraries/index.html">library
documentation</ulink>. More libraries to install are available
from <ulink
url="http://hackage.haskell.org/packages/hackage.html">HackageDB</ulink>.</para>
</sect2>
<!-- ====================== PATTERN GUARDS ======================= -->
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......@@ -5,9 +5,12 @@ Packages
</title>
<indexterm><primary>packages</primary></indexterm>
<para>A package is a library of Haskell modules known to the compiler. GHC
comes with several packages: see the accompanying
<ulink url="../libraries/index.html">library documentation</ulink>.</para>
<para>A package is a library of Haskell modules known to the
compiler. GHC comes with several packages: see the accompanying
<ulink url="../libraries/index.html">library
documentation</ulink>. More packages to install can be obtained
from <ulink
url="http://hackage.haskell.org/packages/hackage.html">HackageDB</ulink>.</para>
<para>Using a package couldn't be simpler: if you're using
<option>--make</option> or GHCi, then most of the installed packages will be
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