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I copied the plutus-starter template: https://github.com/input-output-hk/plutus-starter and created a file BasicPlutusTx.hs (and added it under exposed-modules in the .cabal file).

Then I started copying over all the code from the introductory tutorial: https://plutus.readthedocs.io/en/latest/plutus/tutorials/plutus-tx.html

As I work with the tutorial, I like being able to make changes to the code and then see how that affects things in ghci. I usually use stack and hpack and run ghci with stack ghci. When I do this, I can just type :reload in ghci and it recompiles any changes I've made. But that doesn't seem to work here. Even if I run cabal build in a separate tab, it doesn't. It seems like I have to quit ghci, run cabal build, and then re-run ghci and re-import everything again. Is there a better way?

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cabal repl loads the necessary context or something so that :reload works as expected

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