Cabal help please

Isaac Jones ijones at
Thu Jun 16 11:48:22 EDT 2005

"Simon Marlow" <simonmar at> writes:

> On 16 June 2005 15:36, Adrian Hey wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I'm just getting around to tidying up the AVL library and releasing
>> a new version and, of course thinking about Cabalising it too. But
>> I'm finding difficult to figure out how to do this from the
>> Cabal docs and Distribution library haddock.
>> Anyway, what I want to do is..
>>  Run cpphs on all the sources
>>  Compile the results using -split-objs (for ghc at least).
> Cabal doesn't support -split-objs at the moment.  To do this you'll need
> to write your own Makefile and hook it up to Cabal (possible, but a bit
> fiddly I believe).

Can someone outline what cabal needs to do to support this?



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