Cabal: bindir/libdir/datadir

Simon Marlow simonmar at
Mon Oct 10 08:26:50 EDT 2005

On 07 October 2005 13:06, Ross Paterson wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 07, 2005 at 01:05:04PM +0100, Ross Paterson wrote:
>> On Fri, Oct 07, 2005 at 12:35:21PM +0100, Simon Marlow wrote:
>>> Paths.hs-inc is auto-generated, and contains
>>>    getBinDir     :: IO FilePath
>>>    getLibDir     :: IO FilePath
>>>    getDataDir    :: IO FilePath
>>>    getLibexecDir :: IO FilePath
>> Does this have to be #include'd, or could it be a module?
> Oops, forget I said that.

Paths.hs-inc is a pain, but the problem with making it a module is that
you have to pick a non-conflicting module name, as I'm sure you

So how about incorporating the package name into the module name, to
avoid the conflict - eg. import Paths_alex?  or Cabal.Paths_alex?


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