[Haskell-cafe] using ghc as a library

Thomas Schilling nominolo at googlemail.com
Mon Oct 27 06:27:53 EDT 2008

I'm not quite sure what you are trying to do.  But for what it's
worth, you can load a specific file via

  setTarget [Target (TargetFile "foo/blah.hs") True Nothing]

see http://code.haskell.org/~nominolo/html/ghc/GHC.html#v%3AsetTargets

Here're GHC's current haddocks (for HEAD):


2008/10/27 Anatoly Yakovenko <aeyakovenko at gmail.com>:
>> Hi, Anatoly
>> Sorry for don't answering your question in the first place, but for this
>> kind of tasks I believe you might be better off using some lightweight
>> wrapper of the GHC Api.
> thanks, that's really cool, but I am trying to figure out a way to
> embed haskell into another program so i can control and configure it
> using haskell.  I managed to get farther by using the GHC api's that
> manipulate the ModuleInfo structure, but I am kind of stuck right now
> trying to figure out how to allow different scripts import each other.
> The problem is that i dont wan't to have to structure the input
> scripts as I would a regular haskell project.  I basically want to be
> able to do
> import "foo/blah.hs"
> and read the blah.hs file directly.  Any ideas?
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