Ignoring ANN Module "HLint: ..."

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Sun Sep 24 05:54:17 UTC 2017

On Sun, Sep 24, 2017 at 1:51 AM, Moritz Angermann <
moritz.angermann at gmail.com> wrote:
> > As I understand it, ANNotations are intended for use with ghc plugins;
> hlint's use of them is not *quite* an abuse, since it is relying on
> haskell-src-exts handling of them rather than ghc's.
> I did not mean to imply abuse here.  Just that this kind of annotation
> should not trigger the external interpreter

I didn't either, really; the main point is that ghc expects annotations to
be related to plugins, which *would* require the interpreter.

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