[Haskell-cafe] Help test XDG support in cabal-install

Troels Henriksen athas at sigkill.dk
Thu Oct 6 06:09:11 UTC 2022

Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at gmail.com> writes:

> Is there a migration path for converting to the new layout? The above
> makes clear what happens to `~/.cabal/config` but only hints about
> what I should do with other paths (e.g. `~/.cabal/store`). Or is the
> preferred migration path to move the config file and nuke (or move out
> of the way, as a backup) everything else?

Yes, nuke everything else.  It'll require recompilation, but some of the
Cabal devs expressed doubt that the store is even relocatable at all, as
it may embed file paths (possibly in the hashes).

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