Cabal File Pretty Printer
rendel at informatik.uni-marburg.de
Wed Feb 26 14:51:36 UTC 2014
Johan Tibell wrote:
> If we could encode a style guide in a formatter, it would be much easier
> for us to do automatic rewriting of Cabal files, which is needed for
> features like `cabal freeze`
Many cabal files are generated by `cabal init`, which uses a consistent
style that is different from the styles proposed in this thread. If the
pretty printer is to encode a style guide that people are supposed to
follow, I think the following would make sense:
1. change `cabal init` to use the pretty printer.
2. expose the pretty printer at the command line.
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