hinter: 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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Versions [faq] 0.1.0.0
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Dependencies base (==4.*), directory, exceptions (==0.10.*), filepath, ghc (>=8.0 && <8.6), ghc-boot, ghc-paths, mtl, random, temporary, unix (>=2.2.0.0) [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Author The Hint Authors
Maintainer none
Revised Revision 3 made by MatthewFarkasDyck at 2020-04-10T04:56:27Z
Category Language, Compilers/Interpreters
Uploaded by MatthewFarkasDyck at 2018-05-06T13:36:23Z
Distributions NixOS:0.1.0.0
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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.

Compatibility is kept with the three last major GHC releases. For example, if the current version is GHC 8.4, Hint will work on 8.4, 8.2 and 8.0.

Example

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