cabal-db: query tools for the local cabal database

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Query tool for the local cabal database

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Versions [RSS] [faq] 0.1.0, 0.1.1, 0.1.2, 0.1.3, 0.1.4, 0.1.5, 0.1.6, 0.1.7, 0.1.8, 0.1.9, 0.1.10, 0.1.11, 0.1.12
Dependencies ansi-wl-pprint, base (>=4 && <4.9), bytestring, Cabal (<2), containers, directory, filepath, mtl, optparse-applicative (>=0.11 && <0.14), pretty, process, tar (>=0.4.0), utf8-string [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Copyright Vincent Hanquez <>
Author Vincent Hanquez <>
Maintainer Vincent Hanquez <>
Revised Revision 1 made by AndreasAbel at 2021-12-16T19:23:13Z
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Source repo head: git clone git://
Uploaded by VincentHanquez at 2015-03-11T04:57:53Z
Distributions NixOS:0.1.12
Executables cabal-db
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A simple tool for cabal database query

Build Status BSD Haskell

A misc set of tools to operate misc queries on the local cabal database and the associated packages


  • diff: run the diff command between two different versions of a package.
  • revdeps: print all reverse dependencies of a package.
  • info: print all available versions of a package and some misc information.
  • search-author: search all the database for match in the author field.
  • search-maintainer: search all the database for match in the maintainer field.
  • graph: generate a dot format graph of the dependency
  • license: list all licenses used by packages and their dependencies
  • bumpable: list all the upper version bounds that could be bumped for a list of packages
  • check-policy: list the contraints type (policy) of dependency of packages
  • check-revdeps-policy: list the contraints type (policy) of a specific package as used by all packages

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