:l XX libFoo.a
Thu, 26 Apr 2001 09:55:42 +0100
> The :load command of the ghc-5.00 interpreter=20
> first searches the needed compiled modules (*.o) and loads them
> when finds.
> But how to make it to search them in the object code library =20
> xxx/libFoo.a ? =20
> For it is better to keep the fixed *.o files in a library.
> And `:load' works in the above situation similarly as =20
> ghc -o XX.o ...
> I tried :l XX libFoo.a,
> but it does not work.
GHCi can't load ordinary .a libraries, only .o/.so objects. However,
you can make a .o from a .a using something like
$ ld --whole-archive -o Foo.o -lFoo
Perhaps we'll have a way to make this slightly less painful in the