[Hackage] #507: display available flags based on the .cabal file

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Wed Feb 25 06:43:17 EST 2009

#507: display available flags based on the .cabal file
  Reporter:  guest               |        Owner:         
      Type:  enhancement         |       Status:  new    
  Priority:  normal              |    Milestone:         
 Component:  cabal-install tool  |      Version:
  Severity:  minor               |     Keywords:         
Difficulty:  unknown             |   Ghcversion:         
  Platform:                      |  
   cabal configure --help
 displays only the help for the configure command in general. Often I'd
 like to say what flags are available for the package in question.
 Currently the only way to do this seems to be to actually look at the
 .cabal file in question.
 Something a bit like:
 ./configure --help
 which shows you the generic flags like --prefix but also --enable-glade
 (for example).

Ticket URL: <http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/hackage/ticket/507>
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