a readFile problem

Hal Daume III hdaume@ISI.EDU
Mon, 2 Jun 2003 08:57:49 -0700 (PDT)

It would probably be helpful if you were to post the code you have and
explain what part isn't working.  There's a function:

  readFile :: FilePath -> IO String
  (FilePath is just a String)

which reads a file.  This should be what you need to solve this

 - Hal

 Hal Daume III                                   | hdaume@isi.edu
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On Mon, 2 Jun 2003, Naudts, Guido wrote:

> Hallo, 
> I have the following problem:
> my program asks the user for a command, when the command is executed a
> new command is asked (this is no problem ; an example is in the HUgs
> distribution namely Main.hs in the Prolog example.
> However one of the commands is: read filename
> i.e. read a file and display it. 
> I do not succeed in implementing this. 
> Could anyone give an example of: reading commands in a loop where one of
> the commands is the read command mentionned above. 
> Or is it not possible in Haskell? 
> I have already wated a lot of time on this, so if anyone gives me an
> answer I will be very gratefull.
> Greetings,