[Haskell-cafe] ANNOUNCE: direct-plugins-1.0

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Fri Mar 12 23:44:36 EST 2010

> For some time I have relied on Dons's Plugins package, which was
> perhaps something of a mistake as it's kind of messy inside and I
> don't think it's maintained.  With the upgrade to GHC 6.12, it broke
> for me, and I wasn't able to get it fixed.  But I was able to write my
> own subset of its functionality.  I don't do most of the things that
> Plugins does - in fact I export only a single function, "load" - but I
> think it might be useful to somebody, so I've decided to release it.
> direct-plugins: Lightweight replacement for Plugins, specific to GHC
> http://hackage.haskell.org/package/direct-plugins
> This is my first post to this list; I hope it's appropriate.  Please
> let me know if not.

Good work. I have very little time to maintain hs-plugins, as I'm not
using it, so I'm glad you took a look at this.

-- Don

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