Ptr and ForeignPtr Questions

Ashley Yakeley
Sun, 23 Sep 2001 02:04:49 -0700

At 2001-09-23 00:45, Manuel M. T. Chakravarty wrote:

>No, unfortunately not.  Consider, for example, that storage
>qualifiers would have to be generated correctly and there is
>no way to determine form a Haskell type whether a `const'
>modifier needs to be added.

I would assume that Ptr types would always be mapped to non-const 
pointers. Do you have an example of a Haskell type for a foreign import 
function, for which the corresponding C function type would be ambiguous?

Ashley Yakeley, Seattle WA