[RFC] Don't overwrite an existing Makefile
simonmarhaskell at gmail.com
Wed Apr 25 03:43:07 EDT 2007
Duncan Coutts wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-04-24 at 10:24 -0700, Bryan O'Sullivan wrote:
>> Hi, Simon -
>> Another problem with "Setup makefile" is that it will overwrite an
>> existing Makefile, even if that file perhaps ought to be present. For
>> example, using "Setup makefile" in a Cabal repo clobbers Cabal's own
>> The attached patch causes "Setup makefile" to refuse to overwrite an
>> existing file. I'm a bit ambivalent about it, but I don't see another
>> simple, predictable way to avoid the possibility for foot-shooting.
> That sounds reasonable to me. Any objections? If not I'll apply it.
Sure, go ahead. I was meaning to get around to that sometime.
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