Cabal-syntax

A library for working with .cabal files

http://www.haskell.org/cabal/

Version on this page:3.8.1.0
LTS Haskell 20.2:3.6.0.0
Stackage Nightly 2022-11-30:3.8.1.0
Latest on Hackage:3.8.1.0@rev:1

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Module documentation for 3.8.1.0

The Cabal-syntax package

See the Cabal web site for more information.

The Cabal-syntax package defines the syntax of the .cabal file format and provides tools for parsing .cabal files.

More information

Please see the Cabal web site for the user guide and API documentation. There is additional information available on the development wiki.

Bugs

Please report bugs and feature requests to Cabal’s bug tracker.

Your help

To help Cabal’s development, it is enormously helpful to know from Cabal’s users what their most pressing problems are with Cabal and Hackage. You may have a favourite Cabal bug or limitation. Look at Cabal’s bug tracker. Ensure that the problem is reported there and adequately described. Comment on the issue to report how much of a problem the bug is for you. Subscribe to the issue’s notifications to discuss requirements and keep informed on progress. For feature requests, it is helpful if there is a description of how you would expect to interact with the new feature.

Source code

You can get the master development branch using:

$ git clone https://github.com/haskell/cabal.git

Credits

See the AUTHORS file.

Authors of the original Cabal specification:

  • Isaac Jones
  • Simon Marlow
  • Ross Patterson
  • Simon Peyton Jones
  • Malcolm Wallace

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