Windows line endings in .cabal file goes wrong

Simon Marlow simonmarhaskell at
Wed Jul 11 04:39:48 EDT 2007

Neil Mitchell wrote:

> When installing a .cabal package which has Windows line endings, the
> executable name is read as file^M. There are a few possible solutions:
> 1) Ban \r from .cabal files - cabal-upload should check this if this
> choice is made.
> 2) Cope with \r, a simple filter (/= '\r') should be sufficient.

I have deja vu - I'm sure we already fixed this.  What version of Cabal etc.?


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