Cabal on multiple platforms

Donald Bruce Stewart dons at
Fri Nov 24 06:38:14 EST 2006

> The current directory structure under 'dist/build' does not allow for
> sharing source code on multiple machines. I thought it would be a good
> idea to insert a directory layer for the target machine. Then I can use
> the same sources and haddock files on multiple machines which mount the
> same filesystem. Cabal could create, say
> dist
>   build
>     Linux-ix86
>     Linux-PPC
>     Solaris-ix86
>     Solaris-MIPS
>   doc
>     html
> .

Yes, good idea. OpenBSD's package system allows this kind of thing.

-- Don

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