helium(1) compiler used for learning the programming language Haskell


helium [options] file


The Helium compiler reads Haskell source files and compiles them into instruction files for the Lazy Virtual Machine. These instruction files can then be run by the Lazy Virtual Machine interpreter lvmrun.


-b, --build
recompile module even if up to date
-B, --build-all
recompile all modules even if up to date
-i, --dump-information
show information about this module
-I, --dump-all-information
show information about all imported modules
-l, --no-logging
do not send log information
-o, --overloading
turn overloading on
-P PATH, --lvmpath=PATH
use PATH as search path
-v, --verbose
show the phase the compiler is in
-w, --no-warnings
do not show warnings
-X, --more-options
show more compiler options
display information about NAME


© 1999,2001 Daan Leijen <[email protected]>

© Bastiaan Heerden <[email protected]>

This package is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 as published by the Free Software Foundation. This package is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this package; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA


This manual page was written by Arjan Oosting <[email protected]> for the Debian system and is also licensed under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2.