Haddock, .lhs, and GHC
duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Mon Jun 16 04:57:43 EDT 2008
On Mon, 2008-06-16 at 07:38 +0200, Johannes Waldmann wrote:
> > Does this mean that literate source files should be discouraged? They
> > seem to be fairly common, especially in conjunction with Cabal (i.e.,
> > Setup.lhs).
> I think the reason for having Setup.lhs instead of Setup.hs
> is that you can put #!/usr/local/bin/runhaskell
> in their first line. Then chmod +x Setup.lhs
> and you can do ./Setup.lhs configure etc.
> So, this has nothing to do with literate programming.
And it's really more trouble than it's worth, IMHO.
is the better recommendation I think because it works for .hs or .lhs
and it works on operating systems with no concept of #! or chmod.
So with that the recommendation then the simplest possible Setup script
main = defaultMain
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