patch applied (cabal-branches/cabal-1.2): Find original sources for
main-is when creating sdist
igloo at earth.li
Sat May 31 06:35:17 EDT 2008
Thu Jan 31 03:49:09 PST 2008 Duncan Coutts <duncan at haskell.org>
* Find original sources for main-is when creating sdist
Also add a package sanity check that main-is must specify a .hs or .lhs file.
So the bahaviour is now that main-is specifies the main source file, even if
that is generated by a pre-processor. This isn't really a change in behaviour
since previously if you specified main-is: main.hsc then it would try to
pass the .hsc file to ghc dirctly which would not work. For ticket #14 things
were fixed to that it would look for main.hsc if you used main-is: main.hs an
that file did not exist directy. This completes the other half, of actually
being able to make a src distribution. So this should fix bug #217.
Note that this still needs some work, we do not run platform-independent
preprocessors and put the result into the tarball for main-is files.
Generally, main-is has been the second class citizen compared to normal
modules. We should try and refactor so both use the same code paths.
M ./Distribution/PackageDescription.hs -4 +8
M ./Distribution/Simple/SrcDist.hs -1 +5
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