RFC: changes to -i flag for finding source files

John Meacham john at repetae.net
Fri May 30 10:10:47 UTC 2014

On Fri, May 30, 2014 at 2:45 AM, Daniel Trstenjak
<daniel.trstenjak at gmail.com> wrote:
> Well, it might not be terribly surprising in itself, but we
> just have quite complex systems and the not terribly surprising
> things just accumulate and then it might get surprising somewhere.
> I really prefer simplicity and explicitly.
> If a central tool like GHC adds this behaviour, then all other
> tools are forced to follow.

Well, I just proposed it as an alternative to some of the other ideas
floated here. A command line flag like -i would definitely be ghc
specific and inherently non-portable.


John Meacham - http://notanumber.net/

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