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Add flag to cabal to specify requiredInstall packages in modular solver. #4209
In the modular solver at
When one wants to rebuild one of these packages (see mail thread about rebuilding
It would be nice if the list of packages came from a flag (defaulting to the current set?), which users could override. Or, if it's needed for some reason, keep the list hardcoded but let some packages be removed with a flag.
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Jan 6, 2017
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Jan 12, 2017
@robinp I rebased my branch from #3987 and made a PR. The flag always ignores the whole list of non-installable libraries, because cabal already has "installed" constraints. For example,
EDIT: The PR is #4227.