ANNOUNCE: GHC 6.10.1 beta

Judah Jacobson judah.jacobson at
Tue Sep 23 00:27:35 EDT 2008

On Mon, Sep 22, 2008 at 2:28 PM, Wei Hu <weihu at> wrote:
> I tried it out in Emacs, but ghci always displays some sort of garbage message.
> For example, when I ask for the value of 0, I get:
> 0^J0
> Is it because ghci switched to libedit? I'm running Emacs-23 with haske-mode-
> cvs on Debian unstable.

Do you have the libedit-dev package installed?  If not, the editline
backend may not have been built.  You can check whether it was built
by running ghci from a command prompt and checking whether the arrow
keys work.


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