$thisdir for package.conf?

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at googlemail.com
Thu Aug 12 05:29:09 EDT 2010

On 12 August 2010 02:20, Greg Fitzgerald <garious at gmail.com> wrote:
> Is there a way for a package.conf file to contain paths that are relative to
> the directory containing the .conf file?  GHC 6.12.1 chokes on relative
> paths.  I see the problem is solved for GHC's core libraries with the
> $topdir variable.  Is there something like a $thisdir we could use in
> inplace .conf files?

We came up with a specification for this but it is not yet implemented:


Patches welcome.


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