Haskell Platform Proposal: HLint

Max Bolingbroke batterseapower at hotmail.com
Thu Nov 4 04:38:45 EDT 2010

On 4 November 2010 08:11, Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
<ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4 November 2010 19:04, John Smith <voldermort at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> As a beginner, I'm finding HLInt (http://hackage.haskell.org/package/hlint)
>> extremely useful for improving my code. Would it be worthwhile including
>> this in HP?
> That would require haskell-src-exts, uniplate, etc. to go into the
> platform as well; are _they_ ready and worth including?

HLint is an executable, so you could just statically link it to its
dependencies and not install them as developer-accessible libraries.
This particular reason should not be a barrier to including HLint in
the platform.


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