Making GHCi awesomer?

Eric Seidel eric at
Mon Oct 20 17:08:58 UTC 2014

Sure, but how often does the API deal with types that aren't defined by `ghc` or `base`? ByteString is one case I can think of, if you want to muck about with FastStrings without the overhead of Strings. 

> On Oct 20, 2014, at 09:59, Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 12:32 PM, Eric Seidel <eric at> wrote:
> How feasible would it be to add this feature to GHC? At a first glance it seems like it would help substantially
> Only until you need to hand off data between them, sadly.
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