[Haskell-cafe] Copying data files when installing, using Cabal

Neil Mitchell ndmitchell at gmail.com
Thu Mar 26 12:06:50 EDT 2009

Hi Henk-Jan,

It works for me, see for example HLint:

And a blog I wrote on it:

The data files are copied in to the data directory upon install. The
data-files: bit must be near the start, not under executable/library



On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 3:58 PM, Henk-Jan van Tuyl <hjgtuyl at chello.nl> wrote:
> L.S.,
> I am trying to install an application with data files (I am developing that
> application). These data files are mentioned in the .cabal file, after the
> "Data-files:" keyword. When I give command "runhaskell setup install", the
> data files are not copied; how can I correct this?
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