Opened 16 years ago

Closed 16 years ago

Last modified 48 years ago

#586 closed bug (Duplicate)

GHCi: missing .hs gives unhelpful msg

Reported by: magunter Owned by: nobody
Priority: normal Milestone:
Component: Compiler Version: 5.0
Keywords: Cc:
Operating System: Architecture:
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Trying to load a module (via an import chain) for
which the .hs does not exist results in the
following message:

   *** Exception: does not exist
  Action: withFileStatus
  Reason: No such file or directory

It took me a while to figure out what was going on.
It would have helped tremendously to know what
file was missing.

It might be best to treat a missing .hs as an
infinitely old .hs (perhaps with an indication that
it is missing.)

(The missing .hs resulted from the writing the
make rules for creating a library including GreenCard
code in the straightforward way.)


Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 16 years ago by magunter

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It appears this is a duplicate of 453587.  Sorry.


comment:2 Changed 16 years ago by simonmar

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