Lemmih lemmih at
Fri Mar 3 12:04:44 EST 2006

On 3/3/06, Simon Marlow <simonmar at> wrote:
> Following discussions a while back:
> there was some concensus (although not unanimous) that Cabal's user
> interface should be a wrapper program that runs Setup.hs.  I've
> implemented a first cut at this, see the attached Cabal patch.  It
> addresses this ticket:
> I'm sending it here rather than committing directly, because I imagine
> there will be some discussion about whether this is the right thing.
> I'm pretty convinced this is the right way to go: it solves the Cabal
> versioning problem, and it frees the programmer from having to write a
> boilerplate Setup.hs file.  It's a step on the way to supporting
> building of multiple packages.
> Look at the patch, tell me what you think.  You'll need a completely
> up-to-date Cabal from darcs to build it.

Did you forget to attach the patch or am I looking in the wrong places?


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