[Haskell-cafe] Re: [Haskell] possible bug in pretty-

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Thu Dec 18 10:32:24 EST 2008

On Thu, 2008-12-18 at 13:27 +0000, Neil Mitchell wrote:
> Hi Duncan,
> > I'd just like to advertise the fact that as of Cabal-1.6 you can put a
> > bug-reports field in your .cabal file and it will be displayed by
> > hackage.
> Fantastic. Is it backwards compatible? i.e. if I add such a field,
> will Cabal-1.2 give warnings/errors?

It should give warnings but not errors.

Unfortunately for the source repo stuff that uses a new section which
the old parser did not handle quite so gracefully.


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