[Haskell-cafe] Re: a cabal package with both a library and executable programs

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Wed Mar 25 21:37:37 EDT 2009

On Wed, 2009-03-25 at 15:19 +0100, Achim Schneider wrote:
> Manlio Perillo <manlio_perillo at libero.it> wrote:
> > Should I fill a feature request ticket, or this is how it is supposed
> > to work?
> >
> I would like to be able to do that, too. I also don't want cabal to
> recompile a thousand modules just for a demo program, and don't want to
> see hackage being polluted by thousands of foo-lib and foo-bin packages
> to circumvent the current behaviour, either.
> That is, feel yourself seconded.

The existing ticket for this feature request is:


The plan is to allow the executables to build-depend on the library.


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