cabal-install calls setup with unrecognised distpref flag
duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Tue Aug 19 06:41:56 EDT 2008
On Tue, 2008-08-19 at 11:40 +0100, Duncan Coutts wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-08-19 at 11:37 +0200, José Pedro Magalhães wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > I decided to bring this to libraries at haskell.org too in case anyone
> > had the same problem before.
> It'll be a bug in cabal-install. It's passing a flag to a Setup.hs that
> was built with an older version of the Cabal lib that does not
> understand a new flag. What's not obvious to me is why it's passing the
> flag at all. I'd expect it only to do that if you passed --distpref when
> you invoke cabal-install.
> I've filed a ticket so we do not forget. If you have any more details,
> add them to the ticket.
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