cabal packaging and --libdir

Simon Marlow simonmar at
Tue Sep 13 08:07:05 EDT 2005

On 13 September 2005 10:52, Jens Petersen wrote:

> I think a --libdir option is needed in Cabal to help packagers
> that need to specific where libraries are installed.
> For example Fedora Core x86_64 (amd64) arch 64bit libs should be
> installed under $prefix/lib64, whereas cabal assumes $prefix/lib.
> Could a --libdir please be added or is there another way?

I had a proposal for this recently, but it hasn't been implemented yet:

(there are earlier and later messages in that thread).


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