[Hackage] #335: GHC_PACKAGE_PATH disrespected

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Thu Aug 21 09:40:22 EDT 2008

#335: GHC_PACKAGE_PATH disrespected
  Reporter:  cjs            |        Owner:            
      Type:  defect         |       Status:  new       
  Priority:  high           |    Milestone:            
 Component:  Cabal library  |      Version:   
  Severity:  normal         |   Resolution:            
  Keywords:                 |   Difficulty:  normal    
Ghcversion:  6.8.3          |     Platform:  Other Unix
Comment (by duncan):

 Simon suggested that perhaps the most user friendly solution for the few
 users of this env var is to fail at configure if `GHC_PACKAGE_PATH` is set
 and to tell users about the `--package-db=` flag.

Ticket URL: <http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/hackage/ticket/335#comment:3>
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