[Haskell-cafe] use of -Werror

Ganesh Sittampalam ganesh at earth.li
Wed Jul 2 05:44:42 UTC 2014

On 01/07/2014 19:23, Peter Jones wrote:
> Johan Larson <johan.g.larson at gmail.com> writes:
>> Is there a consensus within the Haskell community on the use of -Werror in
>> packages uploaded to Cabal?
> I like to hide -Werror behind a cabal flag:
> flag maintainer
>   description: Enable settings for the package maintainer.
>   default: False
> if flag(maintainer)
>   ghc-options: -Werror

I do this too (with the Manual flag), but one problem is it makes 'cabal
check' complain even with the conditional:


There's the cabal.config option mentioned in that issue but it's less


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