proper cabal use?
dgorin at dc.uba.ar
Mon Apr 28 10:50:48 EDT 2008
In the hint  package I need to run
at configure time and save its result. The catch is that I need to
run exactly the same ghc binary that will build the package (i.e. not
necessarily the one in the path).
Because of this requirement I can't use a "configure" script as
advised in the docs , can I?
What I did, instead, is to write a posthook that takes the
information in the LocalBuildInfo and runs the ghc configured there.
The downside is that this it is not portable across Cabal versions
(incidentally, if I add the requirement cabal-version: >= 1.2 && <
1.3, hackage refuses to upload the package...)
So my question is, what would be the proper way to handle this?
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