Haskell Platform Proposal: HLint

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com
Thu Nov 4 04:40:03 EDT 2010

On 4 November 2010 19:38, Max Bolingbroke <batterseapower at hotmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

Except the Platform is based on the sources, etc. ...

Not everyone gets the platform as a pre-built Windows installer you know ;-)

Also, don't forget the GHC now supports dynamic linking.

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
Ivan.Miljenovic at gmail.com

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