Cabal: bindir/libdir/datadir

Ross Paterson ross at
Thu Oct 6 07:25:01 EDT 2005

On Thu, Oct 06, 2005 at 11:29:30AM +0100, Simon Marlow wrote:
>   -  The "setup copy" command already has --copy-prefix, and it would
>      need additional arguments --copy-bindir, --copy-libdir etc. if
>      bindir and friends were absoluate paths (actually, I don't know
>      why we have --copy-prefix, when we should really have a --copy-to
>      that is prepended to the existing prefix, that would eliminate
>      the need for --copy-bindir etc.).

We did have that for a while, but someone objected to it:

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