[Haskell-beginners] Re: Advantage to installing Hugs with GHC?
velman at cox.net
Mon Oct 5 11:15:16 EDT 2009
On Mon, Oct 05, 2009 at 11:40:13AM +0200, Heinrich Apfelmus wrote:
> Brent Yorgey wrote:
> > On Sun, Oct 04, 2009 at 02:53:44PM -0700, John Velman wrote:
> >> My machine is an iMac running Leopard, 10.5.8. I've installed GHC from
> >> the haskell-platform-..(Leopard/x86) disk image. Ghci works fine as far as
> >> I can tell.
> >> Is there any particular advantage to also installing Hugs?
> > Not really, unless (say) you are following some tutorial that specifically uses it.
> Well, Hugs does start much faster than ghci on my machine, but that's
> about the only advantage. :)
Thanks -- I can't notice any delay when starting ghci (I didn't always have
a fast machine!).
Also, I guess if something in a tutorial really depends on Hugs, it would
be something that I really don't need to know (unless I plan on using
I'll skip installing Hugs.
Thanks to both.
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