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Display the currently active Glasgow Haskell Compiler (GHC) version.

Sample Configurationโ€‹

"type": "haskell",
"style": "powerline",
"powerline_symbol": "๎‚ฐ",
"foreground": "#906cff",
"background": "#100e23",
"template": " ๎˜Ÿ {{ .Full }}"


home_enabledbooleandisplay the segment in the HOME folder or not - defaults to false
fetch_versionbooleandisplay the GHC version - defaults to true
missing_command_textstringtext to display when the command is missing - defaults to empty
  • always: the segment is always displayed
  • files: the segment is only displayed when *.hs, *.lhs, stack.yaml, package.yaml, *.cabal, or cabal.project files are present (default)
version_url_templatestringa go text/template template that creates the URL of the version info / release notes
stack_ghc_modestringdetermines when to use stack ghc to retrieve the version information. Using stack ghc will decrease performance.
  • never: never use stack ghc (default)
  • package: only use stack ghc when stack.yaml is in the root of the
  • always: always use stack ghc

Template (info)โ€‹

default template
{{ if .Error }}{{ .Error }}{{ else }}{{ .Full }}{{ end }}


.Fullstringthe full version
.Majorstringmajor number
.Minorstringminor number
.Patchstringpatch number
.URLstringURL of the version info / release notes
.Errorstringerror encountered when fetching the version string
.StackGhcbooleantrue if stack ghc was used, otherwise false