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Document the '--config-file' option.

Fixes #1113.
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@@ -165,5 +165,9 @@ Note that `cabal` is not the only tool for working with Cabal packages.
Due to the standardised format and a library for reading `.cabal` files,
there are several other special-purpose tools.
+The `cabal` tool keeps its preferences in the `~/.cabal/config` file
+(`%APPDATA%/cabal/config` on Windows). The `--config-file` option allows to load
+configuration from an alternate location.
+
[Haskell]: http://www.haskell.org/
[Hackage]: http://hackage.haskell.org/

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