[Haskell-cafe] CABAL: conditional executable?

Thomas Schilling nominolo at googlemail.com
Tue Mar 4 06:08:49 EST 2008

On 4 mar 2008, at 11.37, Magnus Therning wrote:

> On 3/4/08, Thomas Schilling <nominolo at googlemail.com> wrote:
> executable foo
>    main-is: bla
>    if !os(windows):
>      buildable: false
> Unfortunately this gives rather unhelpful error messages when used
> with flags, but it works well enough for now.
> / Thomas
> Hmmm, I don't seem to get this to work the way I want it.  I get a  
> "Parse of field 'buildable' failed:" which means configure failed  
> and then I can't proceed to build the second executable, bar, in  
> the same package.

Oh, right.  That's a bug in Cabal 1.2 (fixed in HEAD).  Use:

   buildable: False


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