Making GHCi awesomer?

Daniel Gröber dxld at
Sat Oct 18 17:30:46 UTC 2014

From: Mateusz Kowalczyk <fuuzetsu at>
Subject: Re: Making GHCi awesomer?
Date: Sat, 18 Oct 2014 18:05:49 +0100

> Sounds interesting. My only request/comment is that I hope whatever
> conclusion you come to, the library part of it will be usable just as
> much (or even more) as the executable: if we can talk to the library
> natively then that's much easier than talking to some remote socket and
> parsing out data.

I agree! We should factor out useful bits in ghci into a library that
can be used by other tools too since there's quite a lot of logic and
workarounds in ghci that tools have to copy otherwise.

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