ross at soi.city.ac.uk
Thu Sep 18 22:02:43 EDT 2003
On Thu, Sep 18, 2003 at 05:37:34PM +0100, Alastair Reid wrote:
> The error report comes when loading MarshalUtils.hs which is one of the new
> standard FFI libraries and defines a function called 'with'. It's an
> incredibly useful library that would be painful to avoid.
> I'd say the problem is in Hugs. Why does it have a setting which prevents it
> from being able to load standard libraries? It's now something like 2 years
> since we agreed to change the syntax, isn't it time that we removed support
> for the flag from the compiler? I vote for eliminating the +/-W flag.
Jeff Lewis likes the 'with' keyword and wants to keep the option of +W
(though off by default).
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