About cabal and compatibility

Simon Marlow simonmar at microsoft.com
Mon Dec 12 07:58:16 EST 2005

On 11 December 2005 00:38, Robert Dockins wrote:

> The thing that got me thinking about it was Happy.  Its recently been
> put in a darcs, and Simon Marlow mentioned to me that they are
> looking at moving to Cabal for the build system.
> The Happy build system now does two things that aren't your standard
> build actions:
> 1) It creates module which contains the version string before
> compilation 2) After compilation it runs CPP on a number of template
> files with various different "-D" options to genreate the parser
> templates. 

BTW, I recently Cabalised Happy.  Get it from the darcs repo:

  darcs get http://darcs.haskell.org/happy

Sorry you duplicated this work, I should have announced something, but I
was holding off because it needed a very recent version of Cabal.


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