[Haskell-cafe] Cabal, sdist and flags

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at googlemail.com
Thu Oct 8 05:07:20 EDT 2009

On Thu, 2009-10-08 at 09:31 +0100, Magnus Therning wrote:
> A while ago I moved a project away from using a mix of Cabal and make
> to build (Cabal to build the library and make to build the tests) to
> using only Cabal.  I added a flag and then made a construct like this:


> Interestingly that does work for things like 'configure' and 'build',
> but it doesn't work for 'sdist':

> I found this surprising, so I'm tempted to call it a bug.  A quick
> search didn't tell me whether this is well-known already, hence the
> email.  Would you consider it a bug?  Has it been raised already?

Yes, I'd consider it a bug. I don't think it has been reported.


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