[Haskell-beginners] Q 2 of 2: GUI and turnkey compiler?

emacstheviking objitsu at gmail.com
Fri May 31 15:03:51 CEST 2013

I tried that too... but I think I fell foul to a missing library for the
arbitrary length arithmetic. can't remember the name of it off-hand though.

On 31 May 2013 13:08, Brent Yorgey <byorgey at seas.upenn.edu> wrote:

> On Thu, May 30, 2013 at 06:54:54PM -0400, Gan Uesli Starling wrote:
> > Perl and Python both have GUI interfaces, which are handy for
> > publishing little give-away apps, as I used to do quite a lot in
> > Perl/Tk and also in ancient of days on JForth. Also to make give-away
> > apps, there needs to be a turn-key compiler, something into which I'd
> > feed code and out would come an *.exe (albeit quite bloated in size)
> > that ran on any PC which did not have Haskell already installed.
> By default, GHC produces statically linked executables, which (if I'm
> not mistaken) can be distributed to anyone with the same machine
> architecture, whether they have anything Haskell-related installed or
> not.
> -Brent
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