Module creation

Glynn Clements glynn.clements at
Fri Jan 2 02:24:35 EST 2004

J & M van Berchem wrote:

>   New to Haskell, I got a version, through Fink, for my Mac OS X.  I like
> the interpreter very much, but I do not see how I may get out of "Prelude"
> in order to write a program.

Use a text editor, then load the file with ":load Foo.hs".

You can't type definitions into the hugs/ghci interpreter, just
expressions; definitions have to be loaded from a file.

[Actually, ghci is slightly more liberal; it also allows let forms
(e.g. "let foo = ...") and IO actions (e.g. "foo <- getLine").]

Glynn Clements <glynn.clements at>

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