Agreeing on a UI for sandboxes

Mikhail Glushenkov the.dead.shall.rise at
Mon Sep 3 21:50:50 CEST 2012

Hi Johan,

On Mon, Sep 3, 2012 at 6:10 PM, Johan Tibell <johan.tibell at> wrote:
> That's true. However, I don't think we should install dependencies at
> sandbox initialization time, but at build time and hence build will
> have to take configure flags.

Sure, this would work fine too.

>>> 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.
> What are the main difficulties compared to calling install?

-It's just that I had a version using install already working. It'll
take me a bit more time to make it use configure/build/register
instead. I'm a bit busy right now, so this will have to wait until
next week.

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