[Haskell-cafe] Mystified by Cabal

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Sun Mar 8 14:01:26 EDT 2009

On Sun, 2009-03-08 at 13:13 +0100, Svein Ove Aas wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 8, 2009 at 12:32 PM, Duncan Coutts
> <duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk> wrote:
> > Note also that the list of licenses mkcabal offers is wrong. You can get
> > the list from the Cabal lib itself so there is no need to maintain the
> > list manually.
> >
> It would also be nice to expand that list somewhat, to at least cover
> the most used licences - GPL2, GPL3, AGPL, etc.

Cabal HEAD adds MIT and versioned GPL and LGPL. We could not change it
much earlier because old Cabal versions (ie 1.2 and earlier) would have
barfed on parsing names it did not recognise.


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