[Haskell-cafe] block comments in cabal files?

Johannes Waldmann johannes.waldmann at htwk-leipzig.de
Wed Mar 1 11:10:58 UTC 2017

I totally could not understand why "stack install"
suddenly failed with "ghc: unrecognised flag: -"

Then it dawned on me: you cannot use {- .. -}
for block comments in cabal files.
(the syntax has no block comments at all?)

yes, Wadler's law and all, but still.

- J.

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