[Haskell-cafe] [Haskell] Support tools for development with Cabal and Darcs
lemming at henning-thielemann.de
Fri Feb 10 15:40:26 CET 2012
On Fri, 10 Feb 2012, Henning Thielemann wrote:
> On Fri, 10 Feb 2012, Duncan Coutts wrote:
>> I wonder if you have any suggestions for UI changes/improvements for
>> cabal-install for working with related sets of local packages
>> (something it's fairly weak on at the moment). Are there things in
>> cabal-sort you think we should just lift directly into cabal-install
>> or variations etc?
> Sure, you can add a command 'sort' that outputs the given packages in
> topologically sorted order. :-)
I missed something: The reason for the current upload was a new cabal-sort
feature that emits the package dependencies as a Makefile in order to
allow building packages in parallel using 'make -j'. Of course, a '--jobs'
option would also be a nice addition to 'cabal install'.
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