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HLint (C) Neil Mitchell 2006-2009
July 2009

hlint

Haskell source code suggestions

NAME

HLint - haskell source code suggestions

SYNOPSIS

hlint [files/directories] [options]

DESCRIPTION

HLint is a tool for suggesting possible improvements to Haskell code. These suggestions include ideas such as using alternative functions, simplifying code and spotting redundancies.

OPTIONS

-? --help Display help message
-v --version
Display version information
-r[file] --report[=file]
Generate a report in HTML
-h file --hint=file
Hint/ignore file to use
-c --color, --colour
Color the output (requires ANSI terminal)
-i message --ignore=message
Ignore a particular hint
-s --show Show all ignored ideas
-t --test Run in test mode

EXAMPLE

"To check all Haskell files in ’src’ and generate a report type:"
hlint src --report

SEE ALSO

The full documentation for HLint is available in /usr/share/doc/hlint/README.md.gz.

AUTHOR

This manual page was written by Joachim Breitner <> for the Debian system (but may be used by others).
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