Agreeing on a UI for sandboxes

Mikhail Glushenkov the.dead.shall.rise at
Mon Sep 3 11:24:51 CEST 2012

Hi Johan,

On Mon, Sep 3, 2012 at 2:04 AM, Johan Tibell <johan.tibell at> wrote:
> In general lets just have sandboxes behave exactly as non-sandbox
> builds, with the exception of the separate package DB and rebuilding
> add-source deps, for now. This will get something useful into users'
> hands quicker.

OK. If we decide to make sandbox-init install the dependencies, it'll
have to accept configure flags.

> Andres might protest that this again would imply installing stuff from
> the Internet. Lets have it instead imply `configure && cabal build`
> and registering in the sandbox package DB for now. We'll revisit
> automatic installation later.

This can be done, but will be a bit more involved.

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