[Hackage] #947: let "cabal -fSomeFlag" produce error for undeclared flags

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Fri Apr 27 19:51:03 CEST 2012

#947: let "cabal -fSomeFlag" produce error for undeclared flags
  Reporter:  Oblosys             |        Owner:          
      Type:  enhancement         |       Status:  new     
  Priority:  normal              |    Milestone:          
 Component:  cabal-install tool  |      Version:
  Severity:  normal              |     Keywords:          
Difficulty:  unknown             |   Ghcversion:          
  Platform:                      |  
 Typos in flags can lead to confusing problems, especially with large
 projects that take a long time to build. A simple check could be quite

 ~> hconfigure -fNonExistentFlag -fSomeFlag
 cabal: undeclared flag 'NonExistentFlag'. Declared flags are:
   ExistentFlag, SomeFlag

Ticket URL: <http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/hackage/ticket/947>
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