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Compile Paths module independently #1170

dag opened this Issue Jan 8, 2013 · 1 comment

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dag commented Jan 8, 2013

Fay is currently experimenting with replacing the base package with a fay-base package, but this is leading to build failures in fay-jquery which exposes its Paths_fay_jquery module. Cabal tries to build that module with the same flags as the other modules, but it's importing lots of modules from the base package that fay-base isn't exporting.

Besides Fay, this is not the first time a problem has appeared due to Cabal building this generated module with the same flags as the library; these bugs are all a result of this: #907 and #1000, #994, #1137.

The module itself is written with assumptions about how the .cabal file is written, assumptions that quickly break down in different setups.

@ttuegel ttuegel added this to the _|_ milestone Apr 23, 2015
tfausak commented Apr 21, 2016

👍 I just ran into this problem by combining OverloadedStrings and RebindableSyntax. See this Gist for a small, complete example.

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