hint: Runtime Haskell interpreter (GHC API wrapper)

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This library defines an Interpreter monad. It allows to load Haskell modules, browse them, type-check and evaluate strings with Haskell expressions and even coerce them into values. The library is thread-safe and type-safe (even the coercion of expressions to values). It is, essentially, a huge subset of the GHC API wrapped in a simpler API.


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Change log CHANGELOG.md
Dependencies base (==4.*), directory, exceptions, filepath, ghc (>=7.6 && <8), ghc-paths, mtl, random, unix (>=2.2.0.0) [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Author The Hint Authors
Maintainer mvdan@mvdan.cc
Revised Revision 1 made by HerbertValerioRiedel at Thu May 19 06:39:06 UTC 2016
Category Language, Compilers/Interpreters
Home page https://github.com/mvdan/hint
Source repo head: git clone https://github.com/mvdan/hint
Uploaded by mvdan at Fri Mar 18 12:32:53 UTC 2016
Distributions Debian:0.8.0, Fedora:0.7.0, FreeBSD:0.4.2.3, LTSHaskell:0.8.0, NixOS:0.9.0, Stackage:0.9.0
Downloads 41564 total (223 in the last 30 days)
Rating 2.5 (votes: 4) [estimated by rule of succession]
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Last success reported on 2016-03-18 [all 1 reports]
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This library defines an Interpreter monad. It allows to load Haskell modules, browse them, type-check and evaluate strings with Haskell expressions and even coerce them into values. The library is thread-safe and type-safe (even the coercion of expressions to values).

It is, essentially, a huge subset of the GHC API wrapped in a simpler API.

Example

Check example.hs to see a simple but comprehensive example (it must be run from the examples directory).