ghci changes in 6.8 that are not improvements

Simon Marlow simonmarhaskell at
Wed Nov 21 04:04:55 EST 2007

Alex Jacobson wrote:
> 1. just using : at the prompt caused a reload.  Now you have to type :r.

Interesting, I was not aware of that behaviour, so probably fixed it by 
accident :)

> 2. reload now reloads all modules rather than just the modules that 
> changed (faster but not as fast as not reloading them at all).

That is certainly not intentional, and I don't see that behaviour here. 
Can you give us code and steps to reproduce?


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