ghci changes in 6.8 that are not improvements
alex at alexjacobson.com
Wed Nov 21 14:33:46 EST 2007
Simon Marlow wrote:
> 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 :)
Yeah, Igloo said the same thing. Everyone I talked to about the feature
didn't know about it until I pointed it out. If it was an accident, it
was still a really useful feature and would love to have it back.
>> 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?
$ darcs get http://happs.org/HAppS-Begin
$ cd HAppS-Begin
$ curl http://searchpath.org/searchpath/SearchPath.hs > SearchPath.hs
$ ghc --make SearchPath.hs -o sp
$ sp ghci -ihaskell haskell/Main.hs
Also, HAppS.Server.Facebook takes forever to compile. I don't
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