[Haskell-cafe] IDE?

Stefan O'Rear stefanor at cox.net
Sat Jun 16 18:42:35 EDT 2007

On Sat, Jun 16, 2007 at 06:14:38PM -0400, Christopher Lane Hinson wrote:
> While we're on the topic of IDE features.
> I wish to have an editor that ran GHC[I] every few seconds or so, and 
> underlined sites of syntax errors in red.  This would save me a lot of 
> back-and-forth.  If an editor did this, I would switch (from kate) in a 
> heartbeat.
> This has been mentioned before in only one place that I can find:
> http://compilers.iecc.com/comparch/article/99-09-067
> Yeah, I could do it myself.

Shim *almost* does this; it has a key command to run GHC and highlight
all the syntax and type errors, on mouseover displaying the error
message.  Someone experienced with Emacs could probably set up the
automation easily...


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