modules of cabal-install

Antoine Latter aslatter at
Wed Feb 18 08:47:04 EST 2009

On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 5:20 AM, Christian Maeder
<Christian.Maeder at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I would like to reuse the module Distribution.Client.Tar
> from the cabal-install package.
> Are you willing to split up your package? Is it worth to have single
> module packages?
> Currently, Distribution.Client.Tar depends on
> Distribution.Client.Utils.writeFileAtomic, but this final call could be
> left to the user. Maybe writeFileAtomic should be in another package, too?

There's a 'tar' package on Hackage:

I've had good lusck using it before, but I'm not sure how it's
different from what cabal-install uses.


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