Technical Discussion of Cabal Improvements

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at
Sat Jan 17 12:14:38 EST 2009

On Wed, 2009-01-14 at 00:21 +0900, Curt Sampson wrote:
> I've not noticed anything but PR and commit traffic on this list in the
> past couple of weeks; is it also the place to have discussions about
> (possibly radical) improvements to Cabal?

Yes! :-)

More discussion!

More volunteers to implement the results of our discussion! ;-)

> For example, automatic generation of lists of dependent packages and
> so on?

That one comes under the heading of Cabal-2.x. Once we do chasing of .hs
files then finding which packages they depend on is fairly


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