hlint man page

HLint — haskell source code suggestions


hlint [files/directories] [options]


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.


-? --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


"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/hlint.html.


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


July 2009 HLint (C) Neil Mitchell 2006-2009 User Commands