[Haskell-cafe] shorter error messages

Carter Schonwald carter.schonwald at gmail.com
Tue Mar 16 15:56:46 UTC 2021

Huh! When does that happen? I thought that’s only with leading underscore
for typed hole syntax

On Tue, Mar 16, 2021 at 11:40 AM Henning Thielemann <
lemming at henning-thielemann.de> wrote:

> On Tue, 16 Mar 2021, Ben Franksen wrote:
> > Is there a way to tell ghc to print errors, especially type errors in a
> > more concise way? Ideally one or two lines of text? I hate it when I
> > have to scroll several pages of text just to see the next/previous error
> > location.
> It has become especially worse since undefined identifiers are now
> sometimes handled by the type checker. A simple "xyz is not defined" can
> now consume many pages of follow-up type errors.
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