cabal-query VS turtle

Compare cabal-query vs turtle and see what are their differences.


Helpers for quering .cabal files or hackageDB 00-index.tar (by MaxDesiatov)


Shell programming, Haskell style (by Gabriella439)
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cabal-query turtle
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0.0 4.7
about 13 years ago 3 months ago
Haskell Haskell
BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of cabal-query. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of turtle. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-06-06.
  • Need project idea
    4 projects | /r/haskell | 6 Jun 2023
    Or maybe some other shell scripts that are getting to complicated. Been looking at this recently, which looks interesting: ... especially given that stuff that I'm doing only in .sh scripts on linux hosts now could also be executed on Windows too.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing cabal-query and turtle you can also consider the following projects:

rados-haskell - Haskell bindings to librados (ceph)


bench - Command-line benchmark tool

systemd - Haskell bindings for systemd

nix-deploy - Deploy software or an entire NixOS system configuration to another NixOS system

taffybar - A gtk based status bar for tiling window managers such as XMonad

unix - POSIX functionality

envy - :angry: Environmentally friendly environment variables

log - Structured logging solution.


bindings-dc1394 - Low level haskell bindings for libdc1394 (for driving firewire cameras)

date-cache - A fast logging system for Haskell