packages in ghci

Reuben Thomas
Thu, 27 Sep 2001 17:13:12 +0100

> I just downloaded the nice installation of ghc 5.02 for windows.
> I have just some problem when trying to start ghci with a
> package as described in the manual:
> > E:\hs\Quip>ghci -package text

Works fine for me.

> > e:\PROGRA~1\ghc\ghc-5.02\bin\ghc.exe: no input files
> > Usage: For basic information, try the `--help' option.
> >
> > E:\hs\Quip>
> Adding a Haskell source file as further parameter does not really help:
> > E:\hs\Quip>ghci -package text M.hs
> > A' does not existhc-5.02\bin\ghc.exe: file `=

This looks as though there's some problem involving carriage returns,
as the error seems to wrap from the end of the line back to the beginning.

> Any idea, what I am doing wrong?

Nope. What's your PATH like? What version of Windows are you using?

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