[Haskell-cafe] Not to load Prelude

Jeremy Shaw jeremy.shaw at linspireinc.com
Thu Jan 10 14:33:08 EST 2008

At Thu, 10 Jan 2008 17:22:02 -0200,
Maurí­cio wrote:
> Hi,
> Is it possible not to load Prelude module
> when compiling a Haskell module? Or instruct
> ghc to “unload” it?

You can either do:

import Prelude()

or compile with the -fno-implicit-prelude flag, or add 

{-# LANGUAGE NoImplicitPrelude #-}

to the top of the module.

NoImplicitPrelude is more aggressive than 'import Prelude()'. You will
have to look elsewhere for a better explanation of the difference.


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