[Haskell-beginners] Re: Decent Haskell REPL?

Christian Maeder Christian.Maeder at dfki.de
Sat Feb 20 10:31:32 EST 2010

Jon Harrop schrieb:
> On Friday 19 February 2010 18:46:30 Tom Tobin wrote:
>> On Fri, Feb 19, 2010 at 1:57 PM, Jon Harrop <jon at ffconsultancy.com> wrote:
>>> GHCI seems to require type definitions to be described in a separate file
>>> and then loaded into the REPL, which is seriously tedious.
>>> Are there any Haskell REPLs that don't have such limitations and,
>>> preferably, use JIT compilation instead of an interpreter?
>> I run Haskell in an inferior shell in Emacs alongside haskell-mode;
>> it's easy to get immediate feedback to my changes that way.
> What's your procedure for getting ghci to interpret a type definition?

In other words: it does not work without a file to introduce types, but
I don't think that's a problem.


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