Yes, that's possible, though a little difficult to implement portably (c.f., https://hackage.haskell.org/package/executable-path-0.0.3/docs/System-Environment-Executable.html ). File a bug, if you like?
Edward Excerpts from Henning Thielemann's message of 2017-03-03 11:45:55 +0100: > > On Fri, 3 Mar 2017, Edward Z. Yang wrote: > > > One of the tracking bugs we have for this issue: > > https://github.com/haskell/cabal/issues/4120 > > Note that the data file directory can be overridden > > with environment variables, that might be good enough to > > work around. > > > > It would be really nice if inplace data files worked. > > It is a little tricky to do, since the installed layout > > may not match the inplace layout, but maybe it would be OK > > if this were just opt in. > > Thank you for the pointer to the ticket. I didn't find it myself because I > did not expect that the problem has to do with Nix. :-) > > I see that the problem is hard. Maybe paths relative to the executable > could be another option? _______________________________________________ cabal-devel mailing list email@example.com http://mail.haskell.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/cabal-devel