OT: shell prompt

John Meacham john at repetae.net
Mon Jun 4 20:36:35 EDT 2007

On Fri, Jun 01, 2007 at 04:07:37PM +0200, Ketil Malde wrote:
> You don't usually compile from within GHCi, but rather from a system
> command prompt.  And: the dollar sign is the typical Unix command
> prompt, you're not supposed to type it in.

Incidentally, I find it useful when giving examples of unix command
lines to use a semicolon ';' as the prompt, as it has no effect in
bourne derived shells so you can always cut-n-paste the whole line into
your shell and be good to go.


John Meacham - ⑆repetae.net⑆john⑈

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