Providing a smooth default user experience
duncan.coutts at googlemail.com
Fri Nov 9 19:47:34 CET 2012
On Fri, 2012-11-02 at 16:52 +0100, Simon Hengel wrote:
> > > Moreover, it would be awesome if it would regenerate generated source
> > > files on :reload. I'm not sure if this is feasible without changes to
> > > GHCi, but a custom macro, e.g.
> > >
> > > :cabal-reload
> > >
> > > could still work.
> > The GSoC project that started this off did that, and the necessary
> > changes are in ghc now.
> That is interesting. I'd be interested in how exactly that works. Is
> there a place where I can read about it? Or if not, can you point me to
> the related commits?
For the changes to ghci see the ghc git repo. Look for stuff related
to .ghci file handling. That was the main extension needed, so we could
specify a .ghci file on the command line.
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