[Haskell-cafe] Re: Using haskell with emacs

Stefan O'Rear stefanor at cox.net
Wed Aug 8 14:05:23 EDT 2007

On Wed, Aug 08, 2007 at 12:57:51PM -0400, Stefan Monnier wrote:
> >> I've removed it from the next release of haskell-mode, so if you need it,
> >> please explain why.
> > So C-c C-l is the preferred method for re-loading?
> Yes.
> > I don't know enough about the details to know if :l and :r do exactly the
> > same things in ghci.
> I don't either.  But experimentation suggests that the only
> difference is that :r doesn't need an argument (which in the case of
> haskell-mode doesn't make any difference since the arg is provided by
> haskell-mode anyway).

:r is also *much* faster in general; :l reloads all modules from
scratch, while :r only reloads the modules that have changed.

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