[Haskell-cafe] Inject cabal version or VCS version as a CPP macro
ekirpichov at gmail.com
Wed Feb 22 09:43:57 CET 2012
Whoa, I didn't think about using Template Haskell here. Thanks.
Perhaps this should be abstracted into a library.
On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 12:40 PM, Michael Snoyman <michael at snoyman.com>wrote:
> I have a project at work that embeds the Mercurial version in the
> final executable. I use Template Haskell to call the hg executable and
> parse its output. Here's the relevant code snippet:
> putStrLn $ "Mercurial commit: " ++ $(do
> let getChangeset s =
> let (k, v') = break (== ':') s
> v = dropWhile isSpace $ drop 1 v'
> in if k == "changeset" then Just v else Nothing
> res <- qRunIO $ readProcess "hg" ["heads"] ""
> let cs = mapMaybe getChangeset $ lines res
> lift $ case cs of
> x:_ -> x
>  -> "unknown")
> On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 10:37 AM, Eugene Kirpichov <ekirpichov at gmail.com>
> > Thanks, this is exactly what I was looking for!
> > I might look some more into exposing VCS tags too, however.
> > On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 12:25 PM, Roel van Dijk <vandijk.roel at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >> For each package "myPackage" Cabal generates a module containing,
> >> among other things, the package's version as a Haskell value:
> >> > import Paths_myPackage ( version )
> >> > import Data.Version ( showVersion )
> >> > main = showVersion version
> >> See also "Accessing data files from package code" in
> >> http://www.haskell.org/cabal/users-guide/
> >> I do not now how to expose information from the VCS.
> >> 2012/2/22 Eugene Kirpichov <ekirpichov at gmail.com>:
> >> > Hi,
> >> >
> >> > I'd like my program to print something like "this is $program 1.0.4
> >> > 45fea6b" when invoked with --version, or at least just the 1.0.4 part.
> >> >
> >> > Can Cabal expose the version as a preprocessor macro by default, or
> do I
> >> > have to use Build-Type: Custom and add a preprocessing step of my own?
> > --
> > Eugene Kirpichov
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