On 10/8/06, <b class="gmail_sendername">Ross Paterson</b> <<a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com</a>> wrote:<div><span class="gmail_quote"></span><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">
On Sun, Oct 08, 2006 at 02:48:03PM -0500, Brian Smith wrote:<br>> Finally, something was mentioned about the Cabal version number only being<br>> accurate for when somebody uses Cabal sdist --snapshot mechanism. However,
<br>> this isn't documented, and the documentation for "sdist" claims that it<br>> doesn't work for most Cabalized packages (which use the simple build<br>> infrastructure).<br><br>I'm not sure which version you're looking at. I don't recognize either
<br>of these things in the sdist section of the Cabal User's Guide distributed<br>since GHC 6.4.</blockquote><div><br>I was looking under "latest stable version" on the Cabal website. I thought it was the latest version of the docs because the URL had "latest" in it.
<br>I see that it is documented in later versions. But, I don't see how that mechanism would help in this situation.<br><br>Regards,<br>Brian<br></div></div>