cabal executable using local hsc modules

Andreas Voellmy andreas.voellmy at
Mon Mar 25 19:00:40 CET 2013

OK, I will use build-depends. It works well. Thanks!

On Mon, Mar 25, 2013 at 1:54 PM, Henning Thielemann <
lemming at> wrote:

> On Mon, 25 Mar 2013, Andreas Voellmy wrote:
>  OK, I just realized that the correct way of handling this is to use the
>> "other-modules" field of the
>> executable section. In this instance, just adding "other-modules: A" in
>> the executable section allows the
>> .hsc file to be found and compiled properly.
> As I said, this can be done and up to Cabal-1.14 this was the only
> possible way. Since Cabal-1.10 importing the library to the executable
> worked somehow, but Haddock failed. Today the proper way is to import the
> library by Build-Depends which saves disk space and compilation time, but
> requires the field Cabal-Version >= 1.8.
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