be friendlier to user (was Re: What's next?)

Herbert Valerio Riedel hvr at
Sat Sep 7 13:29:10 CEST 2013

On 2013-09-07 at 09:00:47 +0200, Sergei Trofimovich wrote:


> 2. Would be nice for cabal build somehow check that 'ghc --make'
>     can't access files not present in .cabal file.
>     That way amount of packages with missing uploaded tests
>     could be shunken down.
>     Otherwise we have fun situation. github repos have CI hooks,
>     but 'cabal sdist' result is unusable.
>     I guess the simplest would be to copy/symlink part of sorce tree
>     into temp dir and run 'ghc --make' there.

sounds like

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