[Haskell-cafe] executable scripts?

Koji Nakahara yu- at div.club.ne.jp
Sat Oct 23 02:38:18 EDT 2004

On Fri, 22 Oct 2004 16:05:29 -0700
John Velman <velman at cox.net> wrote:
> One of the nice things about perl (for example) is that you can put
> together a script with #!/usr/local/perl (in bash for example) as the first
> line of a file and run it immediately.  I've used perl a lot this way with
> simple 'throw away' scripts to do special filtering on a file, or some
> other processing that I want to do one or a few times.  occasionally, a
> script like this will have a more permanant value to me, and I keep it
> around.
> Is there some way to do something similar in with Haskell?   I've tried the
> most obvious (to me) test with Hugs and it doesn't work.

will do the trick.  See hugs(1).  

Haskell does really good job for me where perl had been used!

Koji Nakahara

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