Setting "-package-conf" via environment variable?

Simon Peyton-Jones
Thu, 17 Apr 2003 12:50:26 +0100

We've avoided envt variables (and .ghcrc files) so far, because it's one
more thing we have to ask about when responding to bug mail.  You can
always make yourself a little shell script for my_ghc, or a shell alias.
Would that do?


| -----Original Message-----
| From:
| On Behalf Of Peter Simons
| Sent: 12 April 2003 11:18
| To:
| Hi,
| is there any way to provide GHC with a value for "-package-conf" via
| an environment variable? I'd like to tell it to use a local package
| config file in addition to it's own, but I'd like GHC to find that
| "automatically". The users of the installation system should not have
| to know about this.
| Any help is appreciated.
| Peter
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