ANNOUNCE: GHC version 6.8.2
seth at cql.com
Sun Dec 16 11:45:38 EST 2007
On Sun, 16 Dec 2007 16:43:53 +0100
"Juanma Barranquero" <lekktu at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Dec 16, 2007 3:38 PM, Yitzchak Gale <gale at sefer.org> wrote:
> > As long as GHC has a built-in notion of "home directory",
> > which doesn't exist on Windows, there needs to be
> > a user-configurable way to specify what to do instead,
> > as there always was until now. It depends on a lot
> > of factors - exactly how are you using this
> > "home directory", how does it interact with other
> > apps, details about the platform, etc..
> > If nothing is specified, then, as a last resort, there is no
> > choice but to use the Profile folder as the default.
> FWIW, I agree 100% with this.
Indeed, what's the alternative?
Also, in general deployed programs are compiled and linked. Behavior related to ghci initialization is not going to break deployed software. Changes to the behavior of a development tool are in a different class than changes that may impact deployed programs.
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