[xmonad] Re: Modular config

Justin Bogner mail at justinbogner.com
Thu Jul 24 15:25:34 EDT 2008

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH wrote:
> On 2008 Jul 24, at 3:42, Spencer Janssen wrote:
>> On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 10:54:52PM -0600, Justin Bogner wrote:
>>> The case sensitive default filesystem on OS X angers me once again.
>>> Personally, I've reformatted to the case sensitive version of HFS, but I
>>> can see how this would be a concern.
> Sadly, not everyone can do so; Adobe products tend to rely on case 
> insensitivity.
>>> {-# OPTIONS_GHC -i. #-}
>> I think -i is a "static" flag -- flags that must be on the 
>> commandline, and
>> can't be set in a pragma.
> Can xmonad look for an environment variable containing options?  Say, if 
> $XMONAD_GHC_OPTIONS exists, add it to the ghc command line?

Similarly, we could have a command line option to specify extra ghc command line 
options, but that seems pretty awkward. Another idea would be to store some 
extra flags to ghc in the config itself, but that's obviously a chicken and egg 

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