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Re: ANN: cabal-debian et el

"Trent W. Buck" <trentbuck@gmail.com> writes:

>> If you don't have them installed when you run cabal-debian, what
>> happens?
> I don't know, because generating a new .cabal/ tree is too much of a
> pain in the arse.  Both of those packages are only installed to .cabal
> (i.e. --user), so IMO cabal-debian should consider them not installed.

Sorry, it turns out I was wrong here.  utf8-string was installed
globally (via apt-get, AFAIK).  Bytestring-mmap was only installed in

So you actually have your answer: it behaves the same whether these
packages are installed globally or in .cabal.

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