[Haskell-cafe] --disable-{executable-}profiling cabal-install- with ghc-7.6.3

Ozgur Akgun ozgurakgun at gmail.com
Tue Jan 13 13:42:04 UTC 2015

On 13 January 2015 at 13:20, Johan Tibell <johan.tibell at gmail.com> wrote:

> Already fixed on the 1.22 branch:
> https://github.com/haskell/cabal/issues/2313

Great, thanks!

The fix seems to be allowing the use of the old flag
Using the new flag (--disable-profiling) with an older ghc also apparently
works, but requires Cabal- (as well as cabal-install-

So I wonder: why doesn't cabal-install- require Cabal-


> On Tue, Jan 13, 2015 at 5:13 AM, Ozgur Akgun <ozgurakgun at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 13 January 2015 at 13:00, Erik Hesselink <hesselink at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I've had this problem as well. I think the issue is that 'cabal' now
>>> expects '--disable-profiling', but if you have a custom Setup.hs, it
>>> can be compiled with an older version of the Cabal library, and then
>>> it expects '--disable-executable-profiling' again. What is the output
>>> of 'ghc-pkg list Cabal'?
>> I have 3 versions of Cabal as reported by "ghc-pkg list Cabal".
>> Cabal-1.16.0 in the global package db, Cabal-1.18.1 and Cabal- in
>> the user db.
>> Do you think I should be hiding the old ones?
>> Ozgur
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