Opened 5 years ago

Closed 4 years ago

#9507 closed feature request (fixed)

ghc-pkg mode to query by package-key

Reported by: ezyang Owned by: ezyang
Priority: normal Milestone: 7.10.2
Component: ghc-pkg Version: 7.9
Keywords: backpack Cc:
Operating System: Unknown/Multiple Architecture: Unknown/Multiple
Type of failure: None/Unknown Test Case:
Blocked By: Blocking:
Related Tickets: Differential Rev(s): Phab:D946
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Right now, ghc-pkg understands package names and IPIDs. It should support package keys too.

Change History (5)

comment:1 Changed 4 years ago by ezyang

Milestone: 7.10.2

comment:2 Changed 4 years ago by ezyang

Differential Rev(s): Phab:D946
Status: newpatch

comment:3 Changed 4 years ago by Edward Z. Yang <ezyang@…>

In c69b69d2cda890e6f3f6aa1fd4092421e6053b89/ghc:

ghc-pkg support query by package-key, fixes #9507

Signed-off-by: Edward Z. Yang <>

Test Plan: validate

Reviewers: austin

Subscribers: bgamari, thomie

Differential Revision:

GHC Trac Issues: #9507

comment:4 Changed 4 years ago by ezyang

Status: patchmerge

comment:5 Changed 4 years ago by thoughtpolice

Resolution: fixed
Status: mergeclosed


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