Cabal Release Candidate

Simon Marlow simonmar at
Fri Jul 15 04:22:37 EDT 2005

On 15 July 2005 08:16, Isaac Jones wrote:

> "Simon Marlow" <simonmar at> writes:
>> However, upgrading Cabal might still cause problems for GHC, because
>> our build system relies on knowing what version of GHC you're
>> building with to know what version of Cabal you're using.  This is
>> not really Cabal's problem.
> Hmm.  I guess this can't be determined at GHC's build time.  What is
> this info used for?

I just mean that GHC's build system is going to have to cope with
different versions of the Cabal package, independently of the GHC
version installed.  In the future, this will be the case for all
packages that GHC depends on, too.


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