[Haskell-cafe] Hdevtools cabal support

AlanKim Zimmerman alan.zimm at gmail.com
Fri Feb 21 12:09:28 UTC 2014

In terms of using the right section of cabal, in the dev/editor environment
you actually need to union of all the cabal targets, so all the various
hs-src directories etc are in scope.


On Fri, Feb 21, 2014 at 2:05 PM, Daniel Trstenjak <
daniel.trstenjak at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Maxim,
> > I was aware of this hackish vim-script. I even tried to use that but
> fell into
> > lots of corner cases and dropped. It does not handle inter-package
> > dependencies, haskell language extensions, different code or sandbox
> layout.
> It's definitively nice to reuse the information of the cabal file, I
> just don't like the coupling of tools that much.
> Also there seems to be duplicate effort for supporting cabal sandboxes in
> ghc-mod and hdevtools.
> It would be nice to have a tool that extracts the ghc relevant options
> from the cabal file which then could be used by ghc-mod, hdevtools or
> any other tool that wants to use ghc in conjunction with cabal.
> Getting the ghc options right you also have to use the right cabal
> section (which executable, library, which test suite ...), so a seperate
> tool could nicely support this.
> Greetings,
> Daniel
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