[Haskell-cafe] yi + cabal-dev
creswick at gmail.com
Wed Jun 22 09:42:36 CEST 2011
On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 11:59 PM, Alex Rozenshteyn <rpglover64 at gmail.com> wrote:
> From looking at Yi's code, there seems to be a hard-coded list of arguments
> to pass to ghc. A hack would be to recompile Yi with the arguments to use a
> different package database...
You may be able to create a 'ghc' shell script that invokes (the
real) ghc with the correct --package-conf for Yi, then make a Yi
script that sets up a custom path so that it finds your ghc script
first. Lots of "ifs", but at least you wouldn't have to maintain a Yi
> On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 2:32 AM, Rogan Creswick <creswick at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 6:55 PM, Alex Rozenshteyn <rpglover64 at gmail.com>
>> > More precisely, I'm trying to run yi in its own sandbox, created by
>> > cabal-dev.
>> > yi uses dyre to recompile its config file. Unsurprisingly, this fails,
>> > since
>> > ghc doesn't know anything about the yi install unless pointed to a
>> > separate
>> > package database.
>> I'm not familiar with dyre, is there any way to tell it to use a
>> specific package database? That *sounds* like it's the problem (since
>> that's the bulk of what cabal-dev does... it establishes a fresh
>> package db and hides the user db).
>> > Has anyone gotten a similar setup to work, or does anyone have any
>> > suggestions?
>> > --
>> > Alex R
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