registration tricks (cabal)

Simon Marlow simonmar at
Mon Feb 14 05:15:51 EST 2005

On 14 February 2005 03:02, Isaac Jones wrote:

> So I'm thinking of adding a flag to register and unregister, maybe
> --dry-run or something which does _not_ register right away, but
> rather emits such a script.  This is actually a pretty small change,
> but I wanted to check with you folks before adding it, since we're so
> close to a release.
> Does anyone see any problems with this?

Seems reasonable to me.  You might want to make the script
self-contained, though, i.e. have it actually include the contents of
.installed-pkg-conf to avoid the complication of having a separate file
which you have to locate.


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