Carriage returns in a .cabal file
ross at soi.city.ac.uk
Sun Sep 28 05:42:33 EDT 2008
On Sun, Sep 28, 2008 at 12:27:17AM -0700, Clifford Beshers wrote:
> The stb-image package on hackage has carriage returns (^M) at the end of some
> lines. This confused hlibrary.mk from the Debian haskell-devscripts. Are
> these characters legal in a .cabal file?
They are whitespace, and so allowed. The library strips trailing
whitespace from all lines.
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