Cross-compiling Template Haskell via -fexternal-interpreter and IPC
alberto at toscat.net
Sat May 27 08:29:14 UTC 2017
I've just found this email from almost a year ago. Sorry for ignoring it
until now. Given the date it was sent I think I missed it when it was fresh
while I was on vacation.
Regarding the question, I have abandoned the work I was doing on getting
cross-compilation for Windows to work since my employer decided a Windows
build for the app we were developing could wait some time and tasked me we
However, I see that Moritz is working on cross-compilation right now so
I'll try get some time to see if I can get his approach to work for our
use-case and give some feedback or help in any way.
On Fri, Aug 26, 2016 at 4:56 PM, Ben Gamari <ben at well-typed.com> wrote:
> Alberto Valverde <alberto at toscat.net> writes:
> > On Thu, Jul 7, 2016 at 9:30 AM, Simon Marlow <marlowsd at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> I agree, named pipes are probably a better plan, perhaps a better
> >> overall than the way we currently pass FD numbers on the command line.
> >> named pipes work work as expected through wine? We would have to be
> >> careful to clean them up again afterwards.
> > I've implemented IPC with named pipes and it appeared to work through
> > but now I'm investigating an issue which causes GHC to "freeze" when
> > talking to the external interpreter when it is not running on a TTY (ie:
> > a build process)
> Hi Alterto,
> What ever happened to this? Is there any way I can be of assistance? It
> would be great to get this merged.
> - Ben
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