[Haskell-cafe] technical thoughts on stack

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Tue Sep 13 19:18:51 UTC 2016

On Tue, Sep 13, 2016 at 3:13 PM, Kyle Ondy <kyle at ondy.me> wrote:

> On 16-09-13 12:07, Theodore Lief Gannon wrote:
> > Stack *does* allow direct interaction with GHC:
> >
> > stack exec -- ghc version
> >
> I find `stack ghc -- --version` to be a bit easier. Anything after the
> `--` is
> passed as an argument to ghc.

I actually find this part a little unfair; stack parses its parameters the
same way cabal does.

> stack exec -- ghc --version
> cabal exec -- ghc --version
Both need the -- to prevent --version from being eaten by stack/cabal
respectively. (GNU "permute" argument parsing. urgh.)

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