[Haskell-cafe] Re: Weird dependency failure log
mauricio.antunes at gmail.com
Fri Nov 13 12:53:22 EST 2009
>>> This is a package with no library and no executables. That's
>>> not supposed to work.
>> Why shouldn't this be supposed to work? It does install needed
>> files (two include files for hsc2hs), and they do stand for
>> themselves to justify a package of its own.
> Header files are associated with a library. If there is no
> library then nothing gets registered. This is by design.
Doesn't Cabal option 'install-includes' contradicts that?
> If it's not a library, nothing can depend on it.
But please tell me then where my package fits. Many libraries I
wrote and use depend heavily on it. Versioning in this package is
extremely important, as a change in design for any macro would
change all names in depending libraries.
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