[Haskell-cafe] import IO

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Wed May 16 21:39:28 CEST 2012

On Wed, May 16, 2012 at 3:32 PM, A Smith <asmith9983 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi folks
> I need a little help.
> I had a hiccup upgrading my Ubuntu system, and eventually did a fresh
> install.
> Its mostly fixed to my old favourite ways but I cannot remember what's
> needed to install the stuff that the "import IO" statement uses!

"import IO" is obsolescent, and recent Ubuntu went with a GHC that
deprecated it unless you ask for strict Haskell '98 compatibility.  So you
can do that ("-package haskell98"), or you can use the modern name ("import

brandon s allbery                                      allbery.b at gmail.com
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