"Setup.lhs: hope.cabal has been changed, please re-configure."
duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Wed Dec 19 17:56:18 EST 2007
On Wed, 2007-12-19 at 22:08 +0700, Peter Gammie wrote:
> Ah, I had in mind nothing so complicated. I want a one-shot command
> that does clean/configure/build/haddock/install/whatever else. I could
> write a script but I'd prefer not to. I always forget at least one of
> those and so things get out of sync and generally screwed up.
> runghc Setup DoItFromScratchAndGetOnWithIt --configure-opts
The nearest thing is:
cabal clean; cabal install --whatever-configure-options-you-like
Though this does not build docs.
> This implies that if someone wants to install my stuff, they'll have
> to trawl my darcs repos and do a lot of it by hand. Can cabal-install
> be re-targeted to say "prioritise those repos over these repos", ala
> Debian's APT? If not, the above command would be super-useful.
In principle yes, you could make some kind of repo of local unpacked
build trees or remote darcs repos. It'd be a matter of teaching
cabal-install how to work with such repos.
> That's a shame, there's already the code in GHC and hmake... I hope
> you can recycle it somehow.
What we need is rather more general, though hopefully there are bits we
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