Cabal question: Generated data files

Alfonso Acosta alfonso.acosta at
Wed Aug 20 09:04:09 EDT 2008

On Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 2:35 PM, Neil Mitchell <ndmitchell at> wrote:
> The other alternative is to detect if the
> databases I want to install aren't present, and generate them only
> then.

That alternative has a big disadvantage. People pulling patches which
change the database format won't rebuild the databases (they where
already there from a previous installation) and will end up having a
broken installation.

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