Default name of target executable

Wolfgang Jeltsch wolfgang at
Mon Oct 10 09:11:30 EDT 2005

Am Montag, 10. Oktober 2005 11:55 schrieb Niklas Broberg:
> [...]

> Using a shell script is a possible work-around, but certainly not
> *the* solution. If there is no real reason for ghc to spit out a.out
> files, then surely choosing the exe name from the main input file
> would simplify a programmer's life. And for applications that
> desperately want a.out, well, there's still the -o flag, right?

Maybe the makers of GHC wanted GHC to be "GCC compatible".

> [...]

Best wishes,

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