GHC's error messages are too verbose?

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at
Sat Apr 14 07:10:41 EDT 2007

On Sat, 2007-04-14 at 11:40 +0100, Neil Mitchell wrote:

> I much prefer the Hugs error messages, although this may be experience
> with Hugs, rather than an issue with GHC.

I think GHC(i)'s error messages are great. Whenever my students (and
sometimes I) don't understand Hugs's error messages I suggest they try
GHCi and that usually gives something a lot better.


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