HDirect for GHC 5.04

Paul Moore gustav@morpheus.demon.co.uk
21 Aug 2002 16:02:18 +0100

"Sigbjorn Finne" <sof@galois.com> writes:
> sorry about the delay in replying, but
> http://galois.com/~sof/hdirect-0.19-src.tar.gz 
> contains a source snapshot that works with 5.04.
> Building it isn't hard...if it turns out to be, please
> let me know.

Thanks for the snapshot. I struggled at first until I realised that
the build was supposed to be run under Cygwin...

After that it went fine.

> Re: HDirect vs HaskellScript's libraries -- the HDirect
> COM support libraries covers the functionality of
> the old HaskellScript ones (and more), but by default,
> no object model-specific modules are included with
> HDirect (e.g., IE, Word, Excel etc.) They're easy
> enough to either generate from type libraries or write
> out by hand though.

Great. I'll look into that.

Thanks a lot,