Cabal, Hackage, and License-File
ross at soi.city.ac.uk
Sun Mar 4 10:59:13 EST 2007
On Sun, Mar 04, 2007 at 08:19:53AM -0600, John Goerzen wrote:
> But there is a problem with Cabal's sdist. It doesn't put files into
> the generated tarball that it doesn't know about. On a project of any
> reasonable size, there may be two dozen people that hold copyrights on
> parts of it. It's not practical to keep that all up-to-date in the
> .cabal file, IMHO. That's why I have the COPYRIGHT file. The license
> file is useless without it.
> So what do I do here to make sure that all the license docs wind up in
> the generated tar.gz?
Use the extra-source-files field.
More information about the Libraries