Commit 7440d888 authored by Edward Z. Yang's avatar Edward Z. Yang
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Mention that build-tools can refer to locally defined executables.

Signed-off-by: default avatarEdward Z. Yang <>
parent 2d388c06
......@@ -1413,8 +1413,10 @@ for these fields.
`build-tools:` _program list_
: A list of programs, possibly annotated with versions, needed to
build this package, e.g. `c2hs >= 0.15, cpphs`.If no version
build this package, e.g. `c2hs >= 0.15, cpphs`. If no version
constraint is specified, any version is assumed to be acceptable.
`build-tools` can refer to locally defined executables, in which
case Cabal will make sure that executable is built first.
`buildable:` _boolean_ (default: `True`)
: Is the component buildable? Like some of the other fields below,
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