Cabal for the GHC build

Bjorn Bringert bringert at
Thu May 31 06:10:22 EDT 2007

On May 31, 2007, at 2:03 , Ross Paterson wrote:

> It's a pity that even simple libraries need a 67-line Setup.hs to  
> make the
> GHC build work.  How about moving the --ghc-option and --configure- 
> option
> flags into Cabal?  --configure-option might be a better idea than the
> current behaviour of "setup configure" in defaultUserHooks, namely to
> pass through all unrecognized arguments.

I agree that this is a problem. At the moment a lot of darcs versions  
of packages are incompatible with the last Cabal release solely  
because of this.


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