[Haskell-cafe] cabal upgrade

Krzysztof Skrzętnicki gtener at gmail.com
Wed Oct 1 18:39:29 EDT 2008

On Thu, Oct 2, 2008 at 00:00, Svein Ove Aas <svein.ove at aas.no> wrote:
> That aside, why not start downloading in the background, while it's
> doing whatever you started cabal for? Assuming the network is working,
> you should have an updated package list by the time it's done;
> granted, it won't be used for *that* invocation, but next time you
> invoke cabal it will. If the download fails, just ignore it.

Personally I don't like the idea: If we know that there is newer
package list, why not use it? It feels somewhat unintuitive to me.

All best

Christophe Skrzętnicki

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