patch applied (packages/Cabal): Read the buildinfo for the
duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Sun Oct 8 18:45:12 EDT 2006
On Sun, 2006-10-08 at 23:40 +0100, Ross Paterson wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 07, 2006 at 08:33:24AM -0700, Duncan Coutts wrote:
> > Thu Oct 5 14:21:38 PDT 2006 Duncan Coutts <duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk>
> > * Read the buildinfo for the haddock step.
> > In particular this means we pick up any cc-options that are
> > needed for preprocessing the source before haddock reads it.
> > This fixes the haddock build step for many of the packages in
> > the ghc-extralibs collection.
> That solves the pressing problem for 6.6, but in the longer term it
> would be cleaner to introduce cpp-options or cpphs-options for options
> to be passed to cpphs when preprocessing Haskell source. It really was
> an awful kludge to re-use cc-options for this.
Though independent of that, I think reading the buildinfo for the
haddock step is necessary too.
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