Default name of target executable

Simon Marlow simonmar at
Tue Oct 11 05:08:40 EDT 2005

On 11 October 2005 09:58, Ketil Malde wrote:

> "Simon Marlow" <simonmar at> writes:
>> I'm slightly inclined not to make this change, but I could be swayed
>> if there was enough interest in it.  What I'm seeing so far is not
>> overwhelming support for the change.  Simon PJ is in favour, though.
> "a.out" is tradition, of course, but OTOH, I don't think anybody
> actually depends on it.  Could it perhaps be made optional, either
> through a config file (.ghc?) or an environment variable, or some
> such?

It *is* optional, there's the -o flag!  I don't reaaly think we want


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