[Haskell-beginners] shared files / environment / portability

Henk-Jan van Tuyl hjgtuyl at chello.nl
Sat Aug 25 10:28:17 CEST 2012

On Sat, 25 Aug 2012 10:08:01 +0200, Henk-Jan van Tuyl <hjgtuyl at chello.nl>  

> On Sat, 25 Aug 2012 08:09:04 +0200, Christopher Howard  
> <christopher.howard at frigidcode.com> wrote:
>> I'm coding a resource tracker for a game that loads images, sounds, etc.
>> from files, and wondering how the program will know where the files are
>> located on the installation system. (With C/C++ programs I usually had
>> the build system hardcode the appropriate share/ directory into the
>> config.h file.) Assuming I package for cabal distribution, what
>> approaches to this problem are available to me?
> You can find an example in wxAsteroids[0], look at the main function.

Another example can be found in the FRP version of wxAsteroids[1], e.g.:
   rock    = bitmap $ getDataFile "rock.ico"

Henk-Jan van Tuyl


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