GHCi grumbles (2)

Simon Marlow
Wed, 15 Aug 2001 17:33:02 +0100

> It would also be nice if ghci allowed you to continue onto a=20
> new line.  Otherwise
> writing long complicated :def scripts is tiresome . . .

It's hard to do, unless you adopt a policy such as ending the current
input with ';', which doesn't seem terribly attractive.  The right way
to do it is for the parser to be incremental and interact with readline,
but I can't see an easy way to do that.