building against gmp in a nonstandard location

Paul Jarc prj at
Sun Mar 30 15:37:35 EDT 2008

Ian Lynagh <igloo at> wrote:
> the alternative would be to put the whole of $LDFLAGS into the Cabal
> buildinfo, but that feels wrong to me.

Why so?  By setting LDFLAGS, isn't the user asking for exactly that -
that those flags be used when linking?


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