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The stack sdist command

stack sdist [DIR] [--pvp-bounds PVP-BOUNDS] [--ignore-check]
            [--[no-]test-tarball] [--tar-dir ARG]

Hackage only accepts packages for uploading in a standard form, a compressed archive ('tarball') in the format produced by Cabal's sdist action.

stack sdist generates a file for your package, in the format accepted by Hackage for uploads. The command will report the location of the generated file.

--ignore-check flag

Pass the flag to disable checks of the package for common mistakes. By default, the command will check the package for common mistakes.

--pvp-bounds option

The --pvp-bounds <pvp_bounds_mode> option determines whether and, if so, how PVP version bounds should be added to the Cabal file of the package. The available modes for basic use are: none, lower, upper, and both. The available modes for use with Cabal file revisions are lower-revision, upper-revision and both-revision.

For futher information, see the YAML configuration documentation.

--tar-dir option

The --tar-dir <path_to_directory> option determines whether the package archive should be copied to the specified directory.

--[no-]test-tarball flag

Default: Disabled

Set the flag to cause Stack to test the resulting package archive, by attempting to build it.