[C2hs] Re: [Haskell] building c2hs on winows

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Thu Jul 6 09:30:09 EDT 2006

On Thu, 2006-07-06 at 10:30 +0100, Duncan Coutts wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-07-05 at 20:58 -0700, Anatoly Yakovenko wrote:
> > On 7/4/06, Arjan Oosting <arjanoosting at home.nl> wrote:
> > > Op di, 04-07-2006 te 09:09 -0700, schreef Anatoly Yakovenko:
> > > > I can't get c2hs to build on windows with ghc-6.4.2
> > > >
> > I get a little farther, but it still doesn't work:
> Actually, c2hs's setup is doing something that only works on unix. In
> fact it doesn't even always work on unix. For the Gentoo ebuild we
> changed it because it doesn't work in the context of installing into a
> temp dir.
> A temporary hack is to change the Setup.hs to be just:
> import Distribution.Simple
> main = defaultMain
> it means that c2hs's --copy-library feature will not work but everything
> else should. We'll have to look into doing that in a more portable way.

Actually it turns out the c2hs is doing a lot of things that are not
portable to windows. It'll need some effort to fix. Any helpers?


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