[Haskell-cafe] Re: cabal fun (not)

Johann Höchtl johann.hoechtl at gmail.com
Sat Feb 6 10:36:54 EST 2010

On Feb 6, 3:33 am, Ivan Miljenovic <ivan.miljeno... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 6 February 2010 01:05, Johannes Waldmann
> <waldm... at imn.htwk-leipzig.de> wrote:
> > so please please please have "cabal install" fail with some error
> > message if (that is, before) the install would break anything. - J.
> If you upgrade a library, it will break all other libraries that
> depend upon it.  "ghc-pkg list" will tell you which libraries are
> broken and need to be rebuilt.

Yes, I think that's the current behaviour what Johannes described yet
he suggest this to be sub-optimal. A warning about breakage would be
good before the breakage has happened.

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