The cabalvchk package

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This utility can be used to verify the version of an installed package against version constraints. The version constraints can be specified in typical cabal fashion (e.g. >= 8.3, == 0.9.*, >= 8.3 && < 9.0).

Usage: cabalvchk package-name version-constraints [verbose]

Note that the version-constraints will probably need to be enclosed in single-quotes to prevent the shell from interpreting characters in the specification.

One use of this utility is by external configuration/validation utilities (e.g. autoconf) to verify installed package versions without running a cabal build. This utility produces no output (unless a third argument is specified) and the return value is 0 if the constraints are met or non-zero if the constraints are not met (including if the package is not installed).

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Versions 0.2, 0.3
Dependencies base (==4.*), Cabal (>1.10 && <2) [details]
License BSD3
Author Kevin Quick
Category Distribution
Uploaded Sat Jan 14 07:24:57 UTC 2012 by KevinQuick
Distributions NixOS:0.3
Executables cabalvchk
Downloads 707 total (8 in the last 30 days)
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