Haskell support?

René J.V. Bertin rjvbertin at gmail.com
Tue Jan 31 15:24:50 UTC 2017


On Tuesday January 31 2017 16:13:34 Aleix Pol wrote:

>> On Mon, Jan 30, 2017 at 2:56 PM, Gregory Guthrie <guthrie at mum.edu> wrote:
>>> I see some older references to using KDevelop with Haskell, but
>>> nothing on the current site – and nothing from a search there. Is this
>>> still a feature of KDevelop?
>>
>> Hi Gregory,
>> There's no official support just yet, it could be interesting to have though!
>>
>> Aleix
>
>What plugin? I said there's no support.
>I specified official support, I'm unaware of any unofficial support if
>that's what you assumed.

You'll probably get whatever syntax highlighting is available via the Kate editor component. That is also what I get in my projects that contain Tcl files.
It'd be nice if the outline navigator had some form of support for configuration files. Apple's Xcode has (or used to have) that: you could describe what function/procedure definitions look like so that the outline navigator could present a list of the functions/procedures available in a file. The BBEdit/TextWrangler editors have a similar feature but even if its implementation is open-source it still doesn't seem easy to extend KDevelop's outline navigator widget.

R.


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