ghci changes in 6.8 that are not improvements
ganesh at earth.li
Wed Nov 21 16:08:37 EST 2007
On Wed, 21 Nov 2007, Alex Jacobson wrote:
> 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.
I knew about it too, though I'd assumed that it repeated the previous :
command. It's just that ':r' is the only command I ever repeat.
I'd quite like it back too, in either form.
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