simonpj at microsoft.com
Fri Aug 3 15:34:07 EDT 2007
I have not been following the recent work on Cabal, but I tried to build in the gap before this patch was committed. I
Fri Aug 3 18:57:01 GMT Daylight Time 2007 Thomas Schilling <nominolo at gmail.com>
* Fix tab in Cabal.cabal.
I was surprised to find that tabs are disallowed in cabal files. Is that really the intention? It seems like a pitfall for the unwary! At the very least, if they must be disallowed, could the error message be more informative? At the moment we get
Setup.exe: Cabal.cabal:70: Unrecognized field format: 'Distribution.Simple.SetupWrapper,'
It'd be better to get
Setup.exe: Cabal.cabal:70: illegal tab character: replace with spaces
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