2-days old in Haskell
topekarem at gmail.com
Mon Jun 4 09:22:52 EDT 2007
Thanks to all ( Stefan, Ketil and Brown). It works both on Linux and
On 6/2/07, Stefan O'Rear <stefanor at cox.net> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 01, 2007 at 04:00:51PM +0200, TOPE KAREM wrote:
> > I am very new to Haskell, and I am using this webpage as a learning
> > http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Haskell_in_5_steps#Install_Haskell
> > I downloaded and instal GHC and it works as was said.
> > I tried to write my first Haskell program:
> > prelude> "Hello World!"
> > "Hello World, World!"
> > it works as said.
> > Then: (This is the problem)
> > I would like to create a source code and compile it using GHC compiler.
> > opened a notepad and type this program:
> > main = putStrLn "Hello, Word!"
> > I saved this file as hello.hs in the same directory GHCi 6.6.1 was
> > installed.
> > When I tried to compile it as instucted on the webpage ( $ ghc -o hello
> > hello.hs), I got this error message.
> > <interactive>: 1:0: parse error on input '$'
> > please what am I doing wrong.
> > Thank you and sorry for your time.
> Three things:
> 1. The $ is just a sample prompt, a convention used to indicate what
> you should typed.
> 2. The command is for a shell (CMD or COMMAND), not GHCi.
> 3. The command is wrong! for Windows it should be "ghc -o hello.exe
> hello.hs". Assuming you aren't knowledgable yet on the differences
> between Windows and Unix programming environments, it might be a good
> idea to pick another tutorial.
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