registering packages in ghc using a directory of package files
simonmarhaskell at gmail.com
Mon Mar 13 08:17:31 EST 2006
Duncan Coutts wrote:
> Attached is the current patch I'm testing.
I think I've said in the past that in principle I like the idea. I'll
commit your patch.
In terms of making this a feature we advertise in the documentation, I
think we could tweak the details a bit. I had in mind allowing
-package-conf to specify either a directory or a file, with the obvious
Also, with your patch, each file in package.conf.d contains a list of
packages. Having just a single package per file seems cleaner, unless
you have a good reason to want the possibility for multiples. I realise
this means wider-ranging changes.
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