[Haskell-cafe] "cabal quine"

Aloïs Cochard alois.cochard at gmail.com
Tue Jul 18 12:34:49 UTC 2017

Hi Albert,

I definitely see uses for `cabal manpage`; it's great, but how useful would
be `cabal quine` in practice?

I fail to see what purpose it could serve.


On 15 July 2017 at 19:37, Albert Y. C. Lai <trebla at vex.net> wrote:

> Today a few of us on IRC (freenode #haskell) discovered: The following
> cabal-install command
>     cabal manpage
> outputs cabal-install's man page (and is mainly how cabal-install can come
> with a man page without carrying an extra source file).
> This inspires the following feature request in jest:
> Could "cabal quine" output its source code please? :)
> kthxbye
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