Commit 8d219f16 authored by Alex Biehl's avatar Alex Biehl Committed by GitHub

A little documention

parent 0570dda4
......@@ -145,11 +145,11 @@ identify the result of a build; if we compute this identifier and we
find that we already have this ID built, we can just use the already
built version.
The global package store is ``~/.cabal/store``; if you need to clear
your store for whatever reason (e.g., to reclaim disk space or because
the global store is corrupted), deleting this directory is safe
(``new-build`` will just rebuild everything it needs on its next
invocation).
The global package store is ``~/.cabal/store`` (configurable via
global `store-dir` option); if you need to clear your store for
whatever reason (e.g., to reclaim disk space or because the global
store is corrupted), deleting this directory is safe (``new-build``
will just rebuild everything it needs on its next invocation).
This split motivates some of the UI choices for Nix-style local build
commands. For example, flags passed to ``cabal new-build`` are only
......@@ -641,6 +641,10 @@ package, and thus apply globally:
This option cannot be specified via a ``cabal.project`` file.
.. option:: --store-dir=DIR
Specifies the name of the directory of the global package store.
Solver configuration options
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