Cabal's detailed test interface

José Pedro Magalhães jpm at
Tue Sep 6 11:16:19 CEST 2011

Hi Duncan,

Is there a planned date for a release which will have the detailed test


2011/9/5 Duncan Coutts <duncan.coutts at>

> On Wed, 2011-08-31 at 09:30 +0200, José Pedro Magalhães wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I tried to use the detailed-1.0 test interface, according to the
> > instructions on
> Ah, a rare case of premature documentation. That is, documentation for a
> feature that is due, but not released yet. I'll update the docs to hide
> the mention of the detailed interface for the moment.
> >
> > What am I doing wrong?
> Nothing.
> > It seems like my cabal does not support anything other than exitcode...
> That's right. No released version supports the detailed interface yet.
> Just recently we think we've settled on the final interface and will
> hopefully get that implemented in the darcs version soon. If you'd like
> to be guinea pig for that then I expect Thomas would like to talk to
> you.
> Duncan
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