Opened 9 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

#4522 closed bug (fixed)

.ghc folder not created by default

Reported by: guest Owned by: igloo
Priority: normal Milestone: 7.2.1
Component: GHCi Version: 6.12.3
Keywords: Cc:
Operating System: Linux Architecture: Unknown/Multiple
Type of failure: None/Unknown Test Case:
Blocked By: Blocking:
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This may have been fixed in later versions -- but using the generic 6.12.3 binary (still recommended for use with the platform) I didn't have a command line history across sessions.

I created a ~/.ghc folder by hand, and then the ghci_history file was created there and everything worked fine.

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by igloo

Milestone: 7.0.2
Owner: set to igloo

Thanks for the report.

comment:2 Changed 9 years ago by igloo

Status: newmerge

Fixed in HEAD:

Sat Dec 18 18:49:25 GMT 2010  Ian Lynagh <>
  * Create ~/.ghc/ if it doesn't already exist; fixes trac #4522

comment:3 Changed 9 years ago by igloo

Resolution: fixed
Status: mergeclosed


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