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

Ozgur Akgun ozgurakgun at gmail.com
Tue Jan 13 16:01:24 UTC 2015

On 13 January 2015 at 14:56, Johan Tibell <johan.tibell at gmail.com> wrote:

> Chatted a bit with Duncan. cabal-install needs to be prepared to handle
> calling older Cabal lib versions. In this case cabal-install needs to check
> which Cabal install version was used (or rather, which of the available
> versions it wants to use) and then call the setup executable correctly (in
> this case not passing --disable-profiling to older Cabals, but instead
> using the old flag.)

This sounds reasonable. There must be a reason since you are not doing so
already, but what is the reason for not requiring Cabal- for
cabal-install- in the first place?

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