[Haskell-cafe] Cabal/cabal-install 1.20 release candidates

Mikhail Glushenkov the.dead.shall.rise at gmail.com
Wed Apr 16 12:08:12 UTC 2014


On 16 April 2014 13:25, Johannes Waldmann <waldmann at imn.htwk-leipzig.de> wrote:
> Does cabal's scheduler take into account anything else besides the actual
> depencency relation - e.g., something about expected duration of
> compilations?

No, it doesn't.

> Oh, and I find it slightly annoying that I cannot see (from stdout) what
> actually is going on. I understand it's a design problem, and the current
> solution (showing just package names, not module names, for parallel builds)
> may indeed be better than printing too much.

Yes, this is a known issue [1]. Unfortunately, no-one has gotten
around to fixing it yet.

[1] https://github.com/haskell/cabal/issues/975

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