stackage-cabal: A CLI executable for cabal-based stackage commands

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Deprecated in favor of stack

A CLI executable for cabal-based stackage commands

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Versions [RSS] 0.1.0, 0.1.1
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Dependencies base (>=4.7 && <5), bytestring, exceptions, http-client, http-client-tls, http-types, optparse-applicative, parsec, process, stackage-cli, system-fileio, text [details]
License MIT
Copyright 2015 FP Complete Corporation
Author Dan Burton
Category Development
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Source repo head: git clone git://
Uploaded by DanBurton at 2015-05-06T22:33:48Z
Reverse Dependencies 1 direct, 1 indirect [details]
Executables stackage-upgrade, stackage-purge, stackage-init
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Readme for stackage-cabal-0.1.1

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A command-line interface for leveraging stackage.

You must have ghc, ghc-pkg, and cabal on your $PATH. This program will make various calls to those executables on your behalf.

This package provides the following stackage plugins:

stackage init

Downloads a cabal.config file from That's all it does! The cabal.config file constrains the package versions used to build your project. is constantly calculating the best compatible build plans for a big subset of Hackage.

stackage purge

Calls ghc-pkg unregister on your package databases. (You will be prompted on a per-db basis; use stackage purge --force if you don't want to be prompted.) This is an easy way to clean out your sandbox.

stackage upgrade

A stackage purge followed by stackage init.