cabal2nix VS hackport

Compare cabal2nix vs hackport and see what are their differences.


A command line tool to generate Gentoo ebuilds from Hackage packages. (by gentoo-haskell)
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cabal2nix hackport
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337 48
0.9% -
0.0 0.0
30 days ago 2 months ago
Haskell Haskell
BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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Posts with mentions or reviews of cabal2nix. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-03-07.


Posts with mentions or reviews of hackport. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

We haven't tracked posts mentioning hackport yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing cabal2nix and hackport you can also consider the following projects:

cblrepo - Tool to simplify managing a consistent set of Haskell packages for distributions.

ekg-json - JSON encoding of ekg metrics

jailbreak-cabal - Strip version restrictions from build dependencies in Cabal files.

Cabal - Official upstream development repository for Cabal and cabal-install


stackage - Stable Haskell package sets: vetted consistent packages from Hackage

cab - A maintenance command of Haskell cabal packages

packunused - Tool for detecting redundant Cabal package dependencies

distribution-nixpkgs - Haskell types and functions to represent, query, and manipulate the Nixpkgs distribution. | Source has moved to

cabal-dev - A wrapper program around cabal and cabal-install that maintains sandboxed build environments.

stack2cabal - Convert stack projects to cabal.project + cabal.project.freeze