ghc-hs-meta: Translate Haskell source to Template Haskell expression

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Translate from Haskell source code to Template Haskell expressions using the GHC parser

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Dependencies base (>=4.14 && <4.17), bytestring (>=0.10 && <0.12), ghc (>=8.10.7 && <9.3), ghc-boot (>=8.10.7 && <9.3), template-haskell (>=2.16.0 && <2.19) [details]
License BSD-3-Clause[multiple license files]
Author Zachary Wood
Category ghc, template-haskell
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Uploaded by zallocate at 2022-02-05T18:48:11Z
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Generate Template Haskell expressions from Haskell source code using the GHC parser. This package runs on GHC versions 8.10.7, 9.0.2, and 9.2.1.


Pass a String containing Haskell source code to parseExp. Example from the tests:

case parseExp "a @b" of
    Right exp -> exp `shouldBe` TH.AppTypeE (TH.VarE (TH.mkName "a")) (TH.VarT (TH.mkName "b"))
    Left (_, _, errMsg) -> error errMsg

See Hackage documentation for more documentation.

Thank you, PyF

This code originated from the excellent parser included in the PyF package. I extracted the relevant code and refactored/renamed things to be usable in a more general context. Without PyF, this could wouldn't have been possible. Thank you!

The original license for PyF can be found in the LICENSE-PyF file included in this repository.