registering packages in ghc using a directory of package files

Simon Marlow simonmarhaskell at
Mon Mar 13 08:58:54 EST 2006

Duncan Coutts wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-03-13 at 13:17 +0000, Simon Marlow wrote:
>>Duncan Coutts wrote:

>>I had in mind allowing -package-conf to specify either a directory or
>>a file, with the obvious interpretation.
> I think that's how I did a version of this patch a year or so ago.

My apologies, I dropped the ball on that one.  It came around the time 
we were making other large changes to the package code, I think.

I've made a ticket for this task now:


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