Opened 9 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

#2210 closed bug (fixed)

ghci gets into weird state if loading a module with a bad LANGUAGE pragma

Reported by: bos Owned by:
Priority: normal Milestone: 6.12 branch
Component: GHCi Version: 6.8.2
Keywords: Cc:
Operating System: Unknown/Multiple Architecture: Unknown/Multiple
Type of failure: None/Unknown Test Case:
Blocked By: Blocking:
Related Tickets: Differential Rev(s):
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Try loading a module like this into ghci:

{-# LANGUAGE BreakMe #-}

This gets ghci into an odd wedged state, with a strange prompt, in which Prelude is not available.

Change History (5)

comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by igloo

Component: CompilerGHCi
difficulty: Unknown
Milestone: 6.10 branch

Thanks for the report. GHCi is actually perfectly happy, it just hasn't got Prelude in scope. If you type :m + Prelude then all will be well.

However, we ought to be consistent with what we do when we fail for other reasons (i.e. Prelude ought to be in scope in this case).

comment:2 Changed 8 years ago by simonmar

Architecture: UnknownUnknown/Multiple

comment:3 Changed 8 years ago by simonmar

Operating System: UnknownUnknown/Multiple

comment:4 Changed 8 years ago by igloo

Milestone: 6.10 branch6.12 branch

comment:5 Changed 8 years ago by igloo

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

This is fixed in the HEAD:

b.hs:1:13: unsupported extension: BreakMe
Failed, modules loaded: none.
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