The DrIFT-cabalized package

[Tags: bsd3, deprecated, program]

Deprecated in favor of DrIFT

DrIFT is a type sensitive preprocessor for Haskell. It extracts type declarations and directives from modules. The directives cause rules to be fired on the parsed type declarations, generating new code which is then appended to the bottom of the input file. The rules are expressed as Haskell code, and it is intended that the user can add new rules as required.

DrIFT automates instance derivation for classes that aren't supported by the standard compilers. In addition, instances can be produced in seperate modules to that containing the type declaration. This allows instances to be derived for a type after the original module has been compiled. As a bonus, simple utility functions can also be produced from a type.

This package was cabalized by gwern

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Versions2.2.3.1,,, 2.2.4, 2.3.0
Change logChangelog
Dependenciesbase (>=4.0 && <5), old-time, process, random [details]
AuthorNoel Winstanley, John Meacham <>
Maintainergwern <>, Metasepi team <>
CategoryData Structures
Home page
Source repositoryhead: git clone
Executablesdrift-ghc, DrIFT
UploadedTue Sep 3 07:10:02 UTC 2013 by KiwamuOkabe
Downloads1336 total (11 in last 30 days)
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Readme for DrIFT-cabalized-2.3.0

DrIFT-cabalized Build Status

This package contains a source distribution of DrIFT, a tool for automatic derivation of Haskell class instances. DrIFT was formerly known as Derive.

The original homepage is at But DrIFT-cabalized package has some changes with original DrIFT.

Contents of this package:

How to install

To configure and install DrIFT from the source tarball

$ autoreconf -i
$ ./configure
$ make cabal-install