[Haskell-cafe] Is there a tool like ri from ruby?

Magicloud Magiclouds magicloud.magiclouds at gmail.com
Mon Nov 26 04:22:35 CET 2012

Thank you two. I have got it working. Compared to ri, I think:
The pro is I could find the package that I want even I do not know it.
The con is I'd have to manually update its data.

On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 9:21 AM, John Wiegley <johnw at fpcomplete.com> wrote:

> >>>>> Tikhon Jelvis <tikhon at jelv.is> writes:
> > Have you tried Hoogle? I know you can install it locally and use it from
> > GHCi or Emacs. I'm not familiar with ri, but from your description I
> think a
> > local Hoogle would serve the same purpose with the added benefit of being
> > able to search by types.
> > Here's the wiki page about it: http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Hoogle
> See also:
>     http://newartisans.com/2012/09/running-a-fully-local-hoogle/
> With this setup I can use ":doc head" in my ghci sessions, and see docs
> very
> similar to what ri would show.
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