Extending the dependency syntax

Simon Marlow simonmar at microsoft.com
Wed Aug 10 09:43:38 EDT 2005

On 09 August 2005 16:48, Isaac Jones wrote:

> I would prefer something like:
> configuration: gnome
> extra-libraries: gnome
> extra-ghc-options: -DENABLE_GNOME
> to keep the stanza syntax consistent.

That's fine by me.
> Do you have any ideas for how to interact with environment variables?
> I wasn't clear if your previous proposal included this or not... for
> instance, you might want to say:
> DEBUG=true ./setup build
> (can you do that on Windows?)

I'd like to be able to do this too (I'd intended it originally), but
dropped it to avoid confusing the issue too much.

> Do you actually like this better, or are you toning it down because of
> my previous stressing over the complexity?

I like it better, at least with the revisions in my most recent message.


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