required fields in Cabal

Simon Marlow simonmar at
Tue Feb 22 04:42:52 EST 2005

On 22 February 2005 01:56, Isaac Jones wrote:

> BTW, Should we regularize the names of the fields at this late date?
> Sorry for not doing this earlier.  We have libBuildInfo for libraries,
> but buildInfo for executables.  We also have exeName.  Does anything
> outside of cabal depend on these names (yet)?[1]

VS is using them, I recently updated our VS code to match the current

I'm not too worried about the names of fields right now, since I think
things will have to change in the future anyway when we sort out the
relationship between libraries & executables.

Change buildInfo to exeBuildInfo if you like, and maybe modulePath to


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