[Hackage] #697: Add "cabal build-dep" command

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Mon May 31 16:28:48 EDT 2010

#697: Add "cabal build-dep" command
  Reporter:  igloo               |        Owner:      
      Type:  enhancement         |       Status:  new 
  Priority:  normal              |    Milestone:      
 Component:  cabal-install tool  |      Version:  HEAD
  Severity:  major               |     Keywords:      
Difficulty:  unknown             |   Ghcversion:      
  Platform:                      |  
 The [http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/wiki/HackageTesting hackage
 testing tool] needs a "cabal build-dep" command to work.

 I had an inadequate patch that was good enough for my experiments
 (http://osdir.com/ml/cabal-devel@haskell.org/2010-01/msg00029.html), but
 lack the familiarity with the cabal-install design necessary to implement
 it properly. Sadly, the patch no longer applies to cabal-install HEAD, and
 regardless, it would make things a lot easier if it Just Worked out of the

Ticket URL: <http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/hackage/ticket/697>
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