[Hackage] #842: cabal appears to complain about relative paths

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Mon May 16 13:27:48 CEST 2011

#842: cabal appears to complain about relative paths
  Reporter:  jeffz               |        Owner:          
      Type:  defect              |       Status:  new     
  Priority:  normal              |    Milestone:          
 Component:  cabal-install tool  |      Version:
  Severity:  normal              |     Keywords:          
Difficulty:  unknown             |   Ghcversion:          
  Platform:                      |  
 With `cabal configure --extra-lib-dirs=foo`

 $ cabal build
 Preprocessing library HENet-0.0.1...
 Building HENet-0.0.1...
 Registering HENet-0.0.1...
 cabal.exe: HENet-0.0.1: library-dirs: .libs is a relative path (use
 --force to

 Originally reported on irc:

 <dcoutts> jeffz: the right solution here would be for cabal to make the
 paths absolute before passing them on to ghc-pkg

Ticket URL: <http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/hackage/ticket/842>
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