darcs patch: Export all the modules packge.conf.in

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Mon Aug 21 13:45:03 EDT 2006

On Sun, 2006-08-20 at 14:28 -0700, Isaac Jones wrote:

> >> This simple patch just exports all the modules even when building with
> >> makefiles, just like we do in Cabal.cabal
> >
> > Hmm, I expect it ought to be the other way around, that we should always
> > hide the internal and compat modules.
> >
> > Did you really need Cabal's FilePath? How about using Neils new improved
> > stand alone version.
> >
> > Isaac: what do you think?
> I'm OK with exporting the module, but I think it's best not to.  That
> module is there so that cabal can use it internally.  If everyone
> starts to use it, then we start to get spurious dependencies on cabal;
> once we remove that module, other people's code will break for no good
> reason.  Best to just admit that you're using a non-standard module
> and use the standalone version.

Right. Fixed.


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