[Otakar Smrz] Cabal's `sdist` on Win32

Neil Mitchell ndmitchell at gmail.com
Fri Oct 20 18:15:22 EDT 2006


> -- line 133 replaced with these two system calls
>    system $ unwords ["tar -C", tmpDir, "-cf",
>                                 tarBallFilePath, nameVersion pkg_descr]
>    system $ unwords ["gzip -9", tarBallFilePath]

What was the original line here? And why are tar and gzip being used,
when a much more "windows" thing to do would be to create a .zip file
- although I guess thats not what people want.



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