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Announcing cabal new-build: Nix-style local builds

cabal new-build, also known as “Nix-style local builds”, is a new command inspired by Nix that comes with cabal-install 1.24. Nix-style local builds combine the best of non-sandboxed and sandboxed Cabal: Like sandboxed Cabal today, we build sets of independent local packages deterministically and independent of any global state. new-build will never tell you that […]

  • May 2, 2016