Automatic package reconfiguration and ConfigExFlags

Mikhail Glushenkov the.dead.shall.rise at
Fri Aug 17 05:00:01 CEST 2012


On Fri, Aug 17, 2012 at 4:32 AM, Thomas Tuegel <ttuegel at> wrote:
> There's no particular reason _not_ to save the ConfigExFlags in a
> separate file, except this: At one time (and this may still be true,
> I'm not the authority on this) there was a plan to move all the Simple
> build system stuff out of Cabal and into cabal-install, at which time
> the ConfigFlags and ConfigExFlags would presumably be merged, solving
> the problem "for free," essentially.

Thanks for the clarification.

> If this is no longer the plan, or if the desired time frame for fixing
> this bug is shorter than this plan's time-to-completion, then we
> should probably do as you suggest.

I'm not the authority on this either :) We should wait for Duncan or
Andres to weigh in.

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