[Haskell-cafe] possible bug in default module lookup scheme / or invalid haskell?

Carter Schonwald carter.schonwald at gmail.com
Sun Jul 18 13:55:50 EDT 2010

I'm not sure I follow, because the toy example I'm asking about does in fact
use hierarchical module names...

are you proposing that a reasonable workaround in my use case is to do
:cd ..
this seems like a reasonableish approach, or was there a different example
you had in mind?
On Sun, Jul 18, 2010 at 1:34 PM, Anthony Cowley <acowley at seas.upenn.edu>wrote:

> On Sun, Jul 18, 2010 at 3:59 AM, Carter Schonwald
> <carter.schonwald at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I don't think that semantics creates the sort of ambiguity that Kevin is
> > concerned about, and while yes there simple alternative approaches, they
> > require whatever is starting up ghci to know what the correct directory
> to
> > pass to the -i flag, and that seems a bit of a heavy weight expectation
> I usually use ghci's :cd command in this situation, and wouldn't want
> to think about changing source files depending on where they were on
> disk.
> While having to use fully hierarchical names might seem verbose, I
> have found it to be a very predictable mechanism that makes managing
> large-ish projects easier.
> Anthony
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