Library version choosing of cabal sandbox build

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at
Wed Jul 16 13:00:18 UTC 2014

On Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 3:42 AM, Daniel Trstenjak <
daniel.trstenjak at> wrote:

> Just to make it clear, a cabal sandbox build does consider the installed
> libraries in the user package database, right?

No, the sandbox mechanism coopts the user package database mechanism, so it
cannot see anything in the normal user package database --- the sandbox
*is* the user package database.

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