[C2hs] Re: A new lexer/parser for c2hs

Andre Pang ozone at algorithm.com.au
Sun Jun 12 14:32:13 EDT 2005

On 09/06/2005, at 1:30 AM, Manuel M T Chakravarty wrote:

>> Considering that this change will require build system changes, would
>> it be worthwhile rewriting the C2HS build system to use Cabal now,
>> rather than later?
> Certainly.  Do you volunteer? ;)

Well, I don't think I said that ... :)

> BTW, there is one other change that I would like to do at the same  
> time.
> It's rather inconvenient that the c2hs libs need to be installed by
> anybody using an app using a c2hs-generated binding.  So, I like the
> c2hs support code to go into a plain .hs file that c2hs spits out on
> command (together with the generated binding).  It can then be linked
> into the generated binding and application users don't get a c2hs
> dependence.

Right, that makes sense.  I'm not up for doing this anytime soon, but  
I'm sure one of the others here will be more keen ;)

% Andre Pang : trust.in.love.to.save  <http://www.algorithm.com.au/>

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