Try haskell-ide-engine on GHC!
alp at well-typed.com
Fri Jul 26 10:23:45 UTC 2019
Maybe we can just remove those lines now. :-)
On 26/07/2019 11:36, Sebastian Graf wrote:
> Hey all,
> What can I say, after few hours of on and off tinkering I got it to work!
> The hover information is incredibly helpful, as is jump to definition.
> It works even in modules with type and name errors!
> The error information not so much (yet), at least not compared to the
> shorter feedback loop of using ghcid.
> Haven't used completions in anger yet, but it works quite well when
> fooling around with it.
> Great work, Zubin and Matthew! :)
> As to my setup: I'm using VSCode Remote, so the language server will
> run on my build VM which VSCode communicates with via SSH.
> I'm using nix+home-manager to manage my configuration over there, so I
> had to wrap the hie executable with the following script:
> #! /usr/bin/env bash
> . /etc/profile.d/nix.sh
> nix-shell --pure /path/to/ghc.nix/ --run
> Also the shellHook echo output from ghc.nix confuses the language
> server protocol, so be sure to delete those 4 lines from
> It takes quite a while to initialise the first time around. Be sure to
> look at the output of the alanz.vscode-hie-server extension to see if
> there's any progress being made.
> Can only encourage you to try this out!
> Am Do., 25. Juli 2019 um 12:21 Uhr schrieb Matthew Pickering
> <matthewtpickering at gmail.com <mailto:matthewtpickering at gmail.com>>:
> Hi all,
> As some of you know I have been working on getting haskell-ide-engine
> working on GHC for the last few months. Perhaps now the branch is in a
> usable state where people can try it and report issues. All the basic
> features such as, hover, completion, error reporting, go to definition
> etc should work well. I suspect this will be enough for most
> I have compiled a list of instructions about how to try out the
> In the last few weeks Zubin has been a great help finishing some parts
> of the patch that I lost steam for and given it a much better chance
> of getting merged into the main repo before the end of the year.
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