ghc5.03 .hi and .hi-boot files don't you just love those incompatible changes?

George Russell
Tue, 16 Apr 2002 13:34:24 +0200

Ah, I've figured it out.  The new .hi-boot file format is actually Haskell!!  Well almost.
You have to fully qualify type names (you can't use Int, you must use GHC.Base.Int)
and the input isn't run through -cpp.